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Allotment Adventures: Award Winner!

As I mentioned on Monday, Ma and I won an award at the Open Day for basically being nice and wanting to help our allotment neighbour as much as we can.Taking on the plot has had so many benefits, for … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Plant Sparta

It’s that time of the year when I plant all the things out and then worry. After last week’s great planting out, there where some plants that didn’t cope. I’m not sure about some of the cukes, two of the … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Autumn Raspberries and buying seeds

The weather last weekend was grey and miserable, it wasn’t properly cold but felt cold because it was so grey. The herb patch is looking green but straggly (you can see how warm it’s been because the lemon verbena is … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: A Year in Pictures

This is really to remind myself that we did loads and that spring will come again… JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMay June July August September October November December

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Allotment Adventures: The constant watering 

This week I have been pushed for time, which is why this is going up late on a Thursday, rather than its traditional Wednesday amazing what you can do on a phone during the commute!  We have still not had … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: 2018

It’s January and I’m desperate for time to hurry up and Spring to spring so I can get back to growing things. However, last year I started sowing too early, so this year I’m holding my nerve and not sowing … Continue reading

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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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