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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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Allotment Adventures: Waiting Impatiently…

We’re in that maddening time when things are starting to happen but it’s all happening very slowly.. The weather is warming up and the days are longer, so things are greener. The gooseberry bushes have tiny flowers on them already. … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Spring is coming in

It’s weird, I feel like I’ve been waiting on Spring forever. Finally, things are coming alive again, my¬†gooseberry and raspberries have leaves, the blackcurrant and plum are in bud and my rhubarbs have some leaves too.The overwintered onions, garlic, broad … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: All about the moneys

It was inevitable that at some point I’d talk about money and the allotment at some point and I feel I need to start this post with saying that I am completely aware that I’m not poor, like a lot … 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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Allotment Adventures: Sowing begins

I (like every gardener/allotmenteer I’ve spoken to in the last month) am itching to start working and growing. I’ve made a plan, bought seeds and now I want to sown everything and get going. However, it’s February, which is still … Continue reading

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