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Allotment Adventures: Drought

It’s been a while, I’ve not really had the energy to write about the plot because I’m exhausted by all the watering. We’re in the driest July since 1911, and London and the South East has had just 11% of … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Trying to keep everything from getting crispy

It’s still too darn hot. I feel like all I do at the plot is water. Although we did get some rain yesterday night so I probably won’t water this evening! Other than the constant watering, we harvested our first … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Heatwave

It’s been a while since I posted an Allotment Adventures post (I’ve heard all about from the weeder in chief!) and it’s not because we haven’t been there, it’s just because I haven’t had the wherewithal to write a post. … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Berries

This week, I’ve been solo on the plot and we’re at the stage of the year when I’m all about watering, collecting fruit and tending to my tomatoes. At the weekends, especially when I’m on my own, I start with … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Hot and Cold

It feels like in the last couple of weeks we’ve had all the weather. It’s been very hot and sunny and also (Sunday I’m looking at you!) unseasonably cold and miserable. The plot is looking ok for it though. I … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: It was my idea

June is one of the best months in the garden, it’s not producing loads but the berries are starting, it’s all looking green and and if you have them, the flowers are blooming. It’s also really busy. For the first … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Chilly

The weather has turned, on Saturday, we went to the plot and it was cold and wet. We’ve got a ton of stuff to do but we are waiting on some key equipment (a wheelbarrow, a strimmer, some more woodchip!) … Continue reading

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