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Allotment Adventures: Cold Weather and the War on Pigeons

So two weeks of updates in one. It’s cold, we haven’t been on the plot much but we have done some things. The giant cosmos came down. It looked like thisThen after an afternoon of chopping them down and then … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: A Bit Windy

Ophelia and Brian destroyed my greenhouse.The second time it blew down, we took the decision to bin it. Alas poor greenhouse, we knew you well…I thinking that next year we commit to a polytunnel but we’ll think about that later! … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Shutting up shop, harvesting and helping others

We missed a week on allotment last week, I was busy over the weekend and the plot had to fend for itself. However, in the week I popped down to get some chard and picked the last crookneck squashes as … Continue reading

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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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