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Allotment Adventures: A Tidy Up

My loss of nephew time this weekend was definitely my allotment’s gain. It’s been about a month since I’ve done any work beyond collection and watering. So it was past time for a tidy up. The first thing to do … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Achievement

We didn’t spend much time at the plot this weekend, I collected tomatoes on Wednesday and we had leeks, kale, tomatoes, summer squash and some spring onions and carrots at the at the weekend but we were only on the … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Non Lazy Summer Sunday Morning

I have this weekend and next weekend before I’m losing my weeder for a weekend. Ma is away on holiday at the the end of June which co-incides with the Open Day. Where I’m doing double duty, an hour on … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The best laid plans

As I said last week, the plot is just waiting for the warmer weather to get going. Last week, we left it weeded within an inch of its life, with planted potatoes and some grape hyacinths. This week, I was … Continue reading

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Buy Your Own Flowers

Somebody, and I really can’t remember who, once told me that a woman should never buy her own perfume or flowers. The theory was that flowers and perfume should always be bought for you by the men in your life. … Continue reading

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Bloom

despite the weather, we went to the Crem yesterday and found that Grandad’s rosebush had produced some roses.  As we have never seen it before, it made us very happy.. Bloom

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