Monthly Archives: April 2014

Wednesday 30th April 2014 – Yet more carrots!

As I was sowing some carrots a little while ago, I realised that I’d not got as many as I usually do. For some reason I had not got any purple ones. How this happened I don’t know. So last … Continue reading

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The Big Allotment Challenge episode 3

This episode started off with carrots. I love carrots, what ever colour I decide to plant that year. I’ve grown various colours over the years from purple and black, through to rainbow and the ones we know, the good old … Continue reading

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My first Lottie and Dottie Sow Carrots review

It’s been a very rainy day today, so no going up the allotment. But seeing my first review really cheered me up, click HERE to read it.

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Thursday 24th April 2014 – Peas are in, and bean poles are up.

It’s been another glorious day today, but rain is due the next couple of days, so I made use of the fine weather. This morning I managed to clear another bed, which was good news. My friend Clair may be … Continue reading

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Wednesday 23rd April 2014 – Back to the hard graft…but it’s fun!

Both the kids are back to school, so it was done the allotment to see what had been happening since I’d last been. Not much to be honest, except the fact that the weeds and grass had grown more. We’ve … Continue reading

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The Big Allotment Challenge – Episode 2

This week they started off with Runner Beans. You had to show 6 perfectly straight ones, and none of them were allowed to be past their prime. It’s much harder than it sounds. I love growing Runner Beans, they are … Continue reading

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Tuesday 22nd April 2014 – One back, the other tomorrow.

Well George is back to school today after the Easter break, and Emily is back tomorrow. It’s been a wet night and morning, so going down the allotment wasn’t really an option. But I had some seeds to sow in … Continue reading

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