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Allotment Adventures: September

The food production on the plot is slowing down but not so you’d notice from the weekly produce shots.Courgettes, crookneck squash, a patty pan, salad, chard (the self seeded one next to the flowers at the top of the plot), … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Tomatoes…

This week we picked the last of the french beans. Said goodbye to some tomato plants and collected about 2 kilos of tomatoes. Some of the broccoli had flowered so we cut the rest and took the netting down. We’ll … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Usual work

We had a really good Saturday this week and were on the plot for a good long while but there is still so much work to do.We finally have patty pans! We harvested most of the green beans (1.774kg), there … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: State of the Plot

We’ve come a long way, this was the plot in August last year.This year there is more of everything and it’s much tidier. So let’s have a chat about what work we did on the plot over the last couple … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Gluts

This week’s glut is plums. Last week, I went to do the watering and came home with produce, after washing and de-stoning and getting rid of any with creatures, I had 2.3kgs of plums. We’re not doing badly with cucumbers … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Cut your losses

This was the week I decided that it was ok to stop doing something if it wasn’t doing well. That thing was the boston squash. I had put what I thought was 2 baby blue hubbards in the box to … Continue reading

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