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Allotment Adventures: All the work

Easter weekend was not as plot heavy as I planned. Ma and I finished the row of bed building. We had to re-arrange the top of the plot a bit to make that last bed fit and that row of … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Build More Beds

It was the last weekend in March and it was like a starting gun went off. We planted the potatoes out and sowed broad beans, peas, carrots and beetroots. We also planted out some white hyacinths I’d bought in Sainsburys, … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: That difficult patch of weeds

I finally got to the weeds next to the squash bed. It also required dismantling the squash bed but it’s done. I took most of the sides off and used them to create, one side of the ‘new’ bed. It’ll … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Winter Work

Last weekend was probably the most work we’ll do on the plot until Christmas but the winter work continues. I really enjoy the more relaxed pace of winter, we don’t have to spend all day on the plot but the … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: We built compost bins

We finally got the compost bins built this week! They are not straight but they are built! That done, I got on with cutting down the autumn raspberries and removing the summer one. Ma got on with weeding the area … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Still haven’t sorted out the compost bins

I’m beginning to think that the compost bins are cursed. First, the screws were lost, then it rained and rained, this week the screw bit for drill vanished. Instead of building the compost bins, we weeded the rose garden and … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Where are my compost bins?

I’m still waiting for my compost bins to arrive and it was quite rainy on Saturday. So we finished building a bed and built another one. Collected produce and weeded. Then it started to rain and we went home. Next … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The Weedfinder General Returns

With the general relaxation of lockdown rules last Saturday, the allotment committee decided that people like my mum could come back in! Which we were both very excited about. Four and a half hours on the plot and I finally … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Weeds are everywhere

It’s May, the point of my growing year where I’m not ready to start planting out and the weeds are all over the place! Without my trusty sidekick, I’m having to do a lot of the maintenance my own self … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Social Distancing

In all of this madness, I’m still allowed to go to the allotment, so that’s good. I was there for 5 hours on Saturday and I dug a pond! It needs some planting but that can wait for a bit … Continue reading

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