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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 Herb Bed

This year was not a great year for rhubarb or gooseberries. The garlic and onions weren’t brilliant and the blackcurrant and broad beans got blackfly. So it would be easy to be disheartened. I’m not and one of the reasons … 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: Plant all the things

Work on the plot this week was all about planting because I’m ready to do that. While Ma weeded, I planted out the crookneck, patty pan squash and courgettes, some of the tomatoes (Jen’s Tangerine Cherry and Orange Banana) and … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: One Year Later

How do you celebrate having managed to cultivate an allotment for an entire year. Like this…. I can’t quite believe that I stuck at it for 12 months. In that time I’ve found a community, in real life and on … Continue reading

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