Category Archives: allotment

Allotment Adventures: Plant all the things

Work on the plot this week was all about planting because I’m ready to do that. While Ma weeded, I planted out the crookneck, patty pan squash and courgettes, some of the tomatoes (Jen’s Tangerine Cherry and Orange Banana) and … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: One Year Later

How do you celebrate having managed to cultivate an allotment for an entire year. Like this…. I can’t quite believe that I stuck at it for 12 months. In that time I’ve found a community, in real life and on … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: A Shed

My weekend started with the outside of my house looking like this!While Christelle and I carried bits of the shed to the plot, Mike and Adam built the base and shed.We had a bit of trouble with the committee. I … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Bank Holiday Fun

I was at the allotment every day over the Bank Holiday Weekend all four days and we still didn’t do everything we planned to. Here’s what did get done. Ma and I Heath Robinson-ed a cage for the gooseberries from chicken … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Baby I’m Back

After last week’s gloom, I gave myself a good talking to and got back to work. I tackled that rubbish heap and we dug out all the weedy bits. We’ve covered it and I’m going to plant squash straight through … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Indecisive and Inadequate

I’m feeling a bit lost at the moment. Mostly, I’m just a bit lost because I don’t want to make a mistake and I don’t really know what I’m doing, I’m feel indecisive and inadequate. So I need not to … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The best laid plans

As I said last week, the plot is just waiting for the warmer weather to get going. Last week, we left it weeded within an inch of its life, with planted potatoes and some grape hyacinths. This week, I was … Continue reading

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