Category Archives: Gardening

I didn’t do much this weekend…

When asked this morning what I got up to at the weekend, I said that I didn’t get up to much. Then I thought about it, so in bullet form, this is what I did on the weekend… Went to … Continue reading

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February Photos – Part Two

Not a good place to park. 16 February. Or, how I almost died on the way to work.Blue-ish Sky. 17 February. Morning photo Gold Shoes. 17 February. A different journey to work because of train failure and someone with a shiny pair … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: As ready as we can be right now..

Last Saturday was a beautiful day and Ma and I were back at the allotment. This warmer (11C) and sunnier weather encourages seeds to flourish and while there may yet be frosts, our last frost dates are the end of … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Woodchip in the snow

The plot has been a bit neglected this year. There isn’t really much to do except wait for it to warm up a bit. We had planned to spend last weekend doing a bit of weeding and maybe putting in … Continue reading

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February Photos – Part One

Last month I did two posts with the photos that I’d taken and I found that it encouraged me to take more photos. So I’m going to do it again this month! Tree. 28 JanuaryMorning. 30 JanuarySeeds. 30 January. More … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Wind, Rain and Raised Beds

It’s been roughly a month since I last wrote about the allotment. In that time the clocks went back and November got really serious about being a horrible month. The lid blew off the box of tools, it has rained … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Halloween Pumpkin Trail

The Halloween Pumpkin Trail was a success, we think we had about 2,000 people and we raised roughly £4,000. Plots were decorated, cakes, mulled wine, soup and hot dogs were sold and everyone seemed to be supportive of the allotments. … Continue reading

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