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Allotment Adventures: All the work

Easter weekend has not been as plot heavy as I planned. Ma and I finished the row of bed building. We had to re-arrange the top of the plot a bit to make that last bed fit and that row … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Build More Beds

It was the last weekend in March and it was like a starting gun went off. We planted the potatoes out and sowed broad beans, peas, carrots and beetroots. We also planted out some white hyacinths I’d bought in Sainsburys, … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: That difficult patch of weeds

I finally got to the weeds next to the squash bed. It also required dismantling the squash bed but it’s done. I took most of the sides off and used them to create, one side of the ‘new’ bed. It’ll … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: She’s back!

There she is, the lesser spotted weeder. She’s was back for a brief time on the plot. She decided it was too windy to weed so we finished woodchipping the main path and topped up two more of the beds. … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: A Spring Tidy

On Saturday morning, I was facing a stack of compost to wheelbarrow to the plot, but my lovely friends Sue and Richard came and rescued me with their car and by 10:30 all of the compost was at the plot. … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Back to Work

Although it’s not quite spring, it’s getting lighter and warmer and it’s time for me to resume work on the plot. So last weekend, I spent 4 hours on the plot. Trips to the plot always involve carrying something, this … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Pumpkins and minor disasters

Happy Monday! So last week was weird. I felt sniffly and like I was coming down with cold but I didn’t and on Thursday had a coffee and wardrobe disaster. My skirt split all the way up the back AND … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday. Today I am working from home and have a very chilled weekend planned. Because it’s Bastille Day, I also have the French National Anthem running through my head. I love the tune but find the lyrics a bit … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! This post was written on Thursday and is therefore election result free. I’m sure that I’ll have links about that next week. Whether it’s a happy Friday for you or not, (tomorrow is World Gin Day so I’d … Continue reading

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Friday Links

I was gutted to hear about Farm Terrace and she’s right. This ruling puts all UK allotments under threat. Church apologises for role in adoptions in 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Good it should, it behaved badly. However, one of these … Continue reading

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