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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: You never finish…

Last weekend we had a long list of things to do  on the plot and had assigned Sunday as the day to do it. We had popped round to deliver some compost, water and eat some strawberries on Friday afternoon … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Morning Visits

I’ve had the plot for over a year and I have a shed but I still don’t know what I’m doing really. What I do know, is that during the growing season, you have to be present. Which means that … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Not much to report.

If traditionally a Bank Holiday weekend means lots of time on the plot, then I broke with tradition this weekend. I’m blaming the hives… We got to the plot on Saturday and watered and weeded and planted out some squash … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Baby I’m Back

After last week’s gloom, I gave myself a good talking to and got back to work. I tackled that rubbish heap and we dug out all the weedy bits. We’ve covered it and I’m going to plant squash straight through … 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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Allotment Adventures: Waiting Impatiently…

We’re in that maddening time when things are starting to happen but it’s all happening very slowly.. The weather is warming up and the days are longer, so things are greener. The gooseberry bushes have tiny flowers on them already. … Continue reading

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