Tag Archives: autumn

Allotment Adventures: Make Friends with an Engineer

We finally have a polytunnel! Richard and Sue came on Saturday and Richard with some help from me and Sue, put it together. Richard also fixed the sides of the new flower bed that will be next to the polytunnel … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Back to Work

After a week away and a couple of weeks of not doing much work, we were back in the saddle this week. Most of the work was done at the back of the plot, we cleared the space for the … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Back to rain

We came back on Saturday to a downpour, which didn’t really stop on Sunday. The plot is looking autumnal and bedraggled. So we went to the plot for kale, chard, leeks and raspberries! One of the rhubarb is still alive … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Last of the Tomatoes

I picked all the tomatoes last Friday, and another eight squash and the last cucumbers. The weather has changed and it’s getting colder so I didn’t want to go away for the week and lose the last of them. I … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: September

Happy Monday, Tuesday! Last week was a write off because I was ill, there was much throwing up and it was not at all pleasant. I worked and slept and that is all I managed until Friday when I had … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The Compost Area

After a week off, we finally started to think about our plot extension, Joe has taken what he wanted and it’s now all ours, this is the view from the back of the plot. There is lots of work to … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Trying to be positive about November

Happy Monday! Well November still sucks, I’m tired and having strange dreams and it’s dark. In order to get through the dark days, I have been really hygge-ing it up. I’m all about the candles and the cosy blankets with … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Autumn Work

We got to the plot on Sunday and found it pretty unchanged despite our neglect of it last week. There is a temptation in the autumn, as the plot calms down to be done with allotment work, I know that … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: First Frost

Last week, we had our first frost of the autumn, so it was time to take in all the squash and pull up all the tomato plantsIt’s a lot. We have lots of clear beds and lots to do. We … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: This week I are be mostly having a cold

Happy Monday! So over the weekend, I developed a cold, it’s a mild cold, it won’t kill me, I would like to have a week in bed but I’m just over a stomach bug and a week into a new … Continue reading

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