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Allotment Adventures: Expansion

I think I’ve talked a little bit about my allotment neighbour, Joe and how this year has not been a good one for him. We saw him this weekend and he told us that he’s going to give up the … Continue reading

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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: Two Weeks Away

A combination of being away and being really sick has kept me away from the plot. But on Sunday, Ma was back from her holiday, I was feeling better, and the weather was slightly cooler. It was time to go … 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: Seedlings

We’re at the point in the allotment year, when I’m either worrying about seedlings, either they’re leggy and indoors or maybe dying and outside. Either way I always feel that I’ve got it wrong and it always works out. I’m … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Destroyer of Raspberries

It’s nearly the end of February and I still haven’t sown one seed! We did have an incredibly productive Saturday of work though. First we bought 500 litres of compost and wheel barrowed them to the plot. We filled up … 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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