Tag Archives: weeding

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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Allotment Adventures: Calm Before the Storm

We are so close. Last Wednesday, Ma did a good three hours of weeding and then did another three hours on Saturday. The area that has no beds on it, is now weed free, it’s pretty impressive.On Wednesday, I trimmed … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Everything’s Coming Up Roses

There was lots of moving plants this week. We have a rose garden in embryo stage, a moved boysenberry and a fully weeded squash bed. We also sorted out the chard bed and took out the cauliflowers. All typed out … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Structure

This week we got the plot. You can tell that people are beginning to think about Spring because there are more people on site, it’s also because the committee did unofficial site inspections before Christmas and spoke to the plot … Continue reading

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