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All marked out…….

I’m all marked out, it took a whole lot of planning, and a handful of weeding. I’m all marked out, it’s hard to dig you sometimes, when I’m forking and shovelling you around. The trees are out, the fencing is … Continue reading

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Last of the Rhubarb – Claire’s Allotment Part 258

It’s 3rd of September, the kids are back at school and I’m getting ready for winter…

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Monday 17th March 2014 – Wow my Leeks are amazing!

The allotment seems to have dried out nicely, so today I started sowing some seeds. But first I had to dig up all my leeks. They’ve all grown amazingly well, and I’m so chuffed. The seasons before were a bit … Continue reading

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Friday 26th July 2013 – Just try getting to my birds next year, you rotten cat!

Well the bird house is protected by what can only be described as Fort Knox. There are spikes on the roof of the shed, and I’ve now screws the bird house to the shed with 3 long screws, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Monday 22nd July 2013 – Awaiting the storms!

I was woken up this morning at 6am by some distant rumbles of thunder. It only lasted about half an hour, and then was gone. We had no rain, but apparently it’s due later. Today is supposed to be the … Continue reading

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Thursday 18th July 2013 – Oh, a gentle wind is blowing, and no it’s not me!

Still really hot, but with a breeze blowing, somehow it seems cooler. I’m still working through the beetroot and spring onion bed, and to my delight I finished it, and now it looks much better. All the varieties are coming … Continue reading

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Sunday 9th June 2013 – An afternoon in the greenhouse.

After my lunch time nap (I work very hard, so I need one, plus I’m getting old) I spent most of the afternoon sorting out the greenhouse. All the bits that need to go in the allotment are either on … Continue reading

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