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Monday 15th August 2016 – Shallots and Kohl Rabi

Another very busy morning on my allotment. Today I harvested all my Shallots and Kohl Rabi. Some of which looks a little strange, but then I’ve grown them, so I wouldn’t expect anything perfect looking. I also managed to dig … Continue reading

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Friday 8th July 2016 – Harvest, weed, water, repeat!

Another very busy 4 hours on my allotment today. I’m now systematically working my way through each bed. I harvest, weed, then water, then move onto the next bed and do exactly the same. If I find any spare space, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 12th April 2016 – Another glorious morning on the allotment.

The weather presenters keep telling us we’re going to have loads of rain, and it just doesn’t seem to happen. Maybe we live in our own little mini climate, who knows. It got up to 17 degrees today which is … Continue reading

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Friday 12th February 2016 – Sowing Broad Beans and Shallots

Today is the day when I get to sow my Broad Beans. This year it’s “Bunyards Exhibition” which I got from Pennard Plants at Gardeners’ World last summer. Apparently they’re suppose to be really good, so I can’t wait to … Continue reading

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Wednesday 5th August 2015 – Some funny shaped Squashes.

I’ve just got back from the allotment and thought I’d write about what I got up to before the kids and I had lunch. It was a very productive couple of hours working through various beds (in order of course) … Continue reading

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Friday 17th July 2015 – Robbie’s last day.

Today was the last day that Robbie was helping me. I would have loved to have had him help me for longer, but now my children have broken up for the Summer holidays, I need to be around for them. … Continue reading

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Friday 26th June 2015 – 2 trips to the allotment!!

Today was a funny sort of day. I was supposed to be down the allotment all morning and had to leave by about noon because we were having a new car delivered between 1-5pm. I would just like to point … Continue reading

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