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Allotment Adventures: Sprung a Leek

There isn’t an awful lot to do right now, which is good because we didn’t have a lot of time. We picked kale, chard, parsley, coriander, salad leaves and a couple of leeks.We did a bit of weeding and we … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Ma Does All the Work

This weekend was the Ealing Half, so I was handing out water and left Ma on the plot with a packed breakfast, a flask of coffee and a worklist. She was amazing. We called time on all the summer and … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Bulbs

We headed to the allotment on Friday to collect feed and work. We had so much, we took a bunch of stuff to Sarah and Justin and a lot has come up with us to Northumberland. Then we finally got … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Work, work, work

Over the weekend, Ben was saying how much he liked my shed, Ma told him, it was her shed and he couldn’t have it. Neither of them have any respect for my possessions! This year, our third season but only … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: You can’t garden with a migraine

This is a very short update because we were at the allotment less than an hour, I think. Things are starting to slow down, this was the first week there wasn’t a courgette in our produce collection. There were two … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Cages

Behold the power of an August harvest! The Uchiki Kiri in the boxes were dying back so we cut them down and they are now in my living room curing. We had the usual abundance of courgettes and crooknecks. The … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Rain and Woodchip

We had rain this week, lots and lots of glorious rain, I had to use an umbrella! The allotment also got a delivery of woodchip. So most of my Saturday morning at the plot was spent wheelbarrowing woodchip from the … Continue reading

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