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Allotment Adventures: Things are looking up

I did a very quick trip the the plot at the weekend to collect some food, I took leeks, chard, kale, black radishes and parlsey, sage and rosemary.Which is not bad for January and much better than last year but … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Last week was hard, my first full five day working week in three months, tough. The 9 to 5 wasn’t too bad, it was all the other stuff – the commuting, getting up in the dark, the rush to be … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Last year, I posted about what I did the week before and it got a bit boring. So this year, instead of sticking to a ‘this is what I did’ post, I’ll just write whatever is on my mind when … 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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Allotment Adventures: Sowing begins

I (like every gardener/allotmenteer I’ve spoken to in the last month) am itching to start working and growing. I’ve made a plan, bought seeds and now I want to sow everything and get going. However, it’s February, which is still … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Dying back and planning

Back in May, when I signed the agreement for the plot, I was worried because I’d missed the start of the growing season (March-April) and it was a bit of a rush to get the ground clear, sort out how … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: It’s all coming together

Having a week off work didn’t not mean that I didn’t work, over the 9 days (inc weekends) I wasn’t at work I spent 4 and a half days at the allotment. It’s beginning to feel like we have a … Continue reading

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