Monthly Archives: May 2014

Last day of Half Term.

Today was the last day of the summer half term, so I decided that as the weather was going to be dry (not sunny) that I’d take the kids out for the day. Now we’ve been to lots of National … Continue reading

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Great Carrots Batman!! Is Superman running off with that lot?

I love this picture from Retronaut!! Now I won’t be wearing my Cat woman suit down the allotment, just incase you were wondering (Michelle Pfeiffer, not Halle Berry)

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Thursday 29th May 2014 – A day spent in the garden.

Finally we have a bit of sun, which makes everyone so much happier. Yes I know we need rain, but when it never lets up, it can get very depressing. So as the day was overcast but dry, I went … Continue reading

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Tuesday 27th May 2014 – A busy day of culture.

The kids are on half term, so what better thing to do then to go out for the day. Yes I know it was persistently raining all day, but rather than stay inside all day I took them to 2, … Continue reading

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A Tomato Trilogy Part II Claire’s Allotment Part 233

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How to pot your cantaloupes – Claire’s Allotment Part 232

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How to pot up your Okra – Claire’s Allotment part 231

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Sunday 25th May 2014 – I’ve walked a quarter of a marathon!

Today for my Shine Walk training I needed to walk for at least 2 hours without stopping. It’s surprising how far you can walk in that time. I’m still sticking fairly close to home, but next week I will venture … Continue reading

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Thursday 22nd May 2014 – All my Tomatoes are potted up, yay!!

I had a bit of time before I needed to start dinner, so I went and hid in the greenhouse to pot on my “San Marzano” Tomatoes. There were quite a few of them, and because I’d left them a … Continue reading

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Thursday 22nd May 2014 – I picked my first strawberry today!

We did have a little rain last night, so that was good, and as I’m writing this blog we’ve now got thunder, lightning, hail, rain and strong winds. But fortunately this morning was dry so I could get to the allotment … Continue reading

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