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Sunday 31st January 2021 – January seeds have finally been sown!

It’s still January, but only just and I’ve just sown my January seeds. I’m not late, I’m just in time! There’s not much to be sown this month, but it’s good to get started. All the seeds are now in … Continue reading

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Chickens new covered play area.

It’s been a busy couple of weekends in the garden. Since the summer I’ve been meaning to sort out various things to do with the chicken run. The nylon netting has been getting more holes in it than a pair … Continue reading

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Sunday 17th January 2021 – A little bit of help!

Now most things in the garden I can do on my own, but every now and then I need some help. Today was one of those days. The day was cold, but sunny, so we all put on lots of … Continue reading

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Tuesday 12th January 2021 – My spuds have arrived and the chitting can now begin.

I woke up to an email from D T Brown telling me my seed potatoes had been dispatched. Excellent I though, they’ll hopefully arrive by the end of this week, but most probably by early next week. This means that … Continue reading

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What’s in my January box?

After I posted about sorting my seeds, lots of you are wondering what I’ve got in my January box, so here is what I have got planned later this month. The list is in the order I want to sow … Continue reading

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Saturday 2nd January 2021 – A mountain of seeds

It’s that time of year when I sit down at my dining room table, spread all the packets of seeds I have out, and go through them all. Organisation is the key for me, life is very busy what with … Continue reading

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Mid September Update

It’s the middle of September and Autumn is nearly here. The days are still warm, but the temperature is due to drop substantially in the next couple of days. Time to start tidying the garden and get it ready for … Continue reading

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Early September Update – Part 544 – Claire’s Allotment

It’s now September, where has the year gone. To say it’s been a rather strange year is a slight under estimation. But we’re still here, and taking each day as it goes. At the beginning of the year I said … Continue reading

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Mid July Update 2020

I can’t believe how time has flown this year. When you’re little days seem to go by so slowly, but the older you get months fly by without you realising. How are we in the middle of July already? So … Continue reading

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Early July Update

It’s July already, this year is definitely whizzing past very fast. It’s time for another update, so here is my next instalment. The garden is growing well, and I’m picking produce left right and centre.

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