Monthly Archives: March 2016

Monday 21st March 2016 – A very special day for all sorts of reasons.

What a wonderful day it’s been today. The sun is shining, the day is very warm, I had a new t shirt on (anyone guess what it refers to?), I was up the allotment, and it was my birthday. I’m 21 … Continue reading

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Wednesday 16th March 2016 – Peas and Potato Fertiliser

The wind is still rather bracing on the allotment today, but I wrapped up warm and got more digging and sowing done. This is what I got up to today…. I have something special planned for episode 300 which is … Continue reading

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Monday 14th March 2016 – First day back working on my allotment. Let’s start sowing!

Today was the first day that I’ve done some work on my allotment this year. I’ve been down to harvest the odd few bits, but not done any digging or sowing. But now that the days and nights are getting … Continue reading

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Harvesting Cress! It only took 7 days!!

Usually when a packet of seeds says that something will grow in a certain amount of time, it doesn’t. But my Cress did. It said I would be harvesting in 7 days, and it was right!!

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Perennial Flowers

Planting flowers in amongst your fruit and vegetables is very important. They help with so many things, plus they look very beautiful as well. There are loads of flowers to choose from. Do you want Annuals (last only 1 year), … Continue reading

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Friday 4th March 2016 – Sowing Dill.

Dill is a very under rated herb. It’s not just for garnishing dishes with, but mixed with all sorts of other herbs, makes new potatoes really special. It’s very easy to sow and can be grown all year round. Just … Continue reading

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Thursday 3rd March 2016 – Sowing Lemon Grass!

Something that I’ve never tried growing before, but love cooking with is Lemon Grass. I got the seeds from Pennard Plants and will keep you updated on their progress.

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