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Wednesday 17th June 2015 – That’s a quarter all perfect, only three quarters left to do!!

I continued today with sorting meticulously through each bed by weeding, cutting the grass, watering, manuring and feeding. It takes a while to do some beds, but once a bed is done you get a huge sense on achievement. I continued … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28th April 2015 – Where has the month gone?

I can’t believe that it’s nearly May!! Where did April go? I’ve still got loads to do. I’m in front with digging over beds on the allotment, but behind slightly with my seed planting. So the next few days I’ll … Continue reading

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Tuesday 14th April 2015 – Are headphone ear buds digestible?

Yes I know this sounds a very odd question and just incase you’re wondering no I didn’t eat one, but Gizmo one of our chickens did. When I came back from the allotment this afternoon, I went to see our … Continue reading

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Saturday 28th March 2015 – Kohl Rabi, Broad Beans, Sugar Snaps and Leeks!!

With the chickens talking to me in their own little way, I spent some of the afternoon in the greenhouse sowing more seeds. Today was the turn of Kohl Rabi “Olivia F1”, which I grow every year, but usually a … Continue reading

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Friday 18th July 2014 – George missed all the fun.

At 2am this morning, (no I wasn’t down the allotment weeding), I was woken up by some wonderful flashes of lightning and some rather substantial cracks of thunder. It lasted for a good hour, and stayed over head for a … Continue reading

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Thursday 17th July 2014 – Can it get any more humid?

Apparently yes it can. Poor Emily has her sports day today, so I made sure she had sun cream on, lots of drink (non alcoholic of course as she’s only 14), a hat and an umbrella to keep the sun … Continue reading

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Wednesday 23rd April 2014 – Back to the hard graft…but it’s fun!

Both the kids are back to school, so it was done the allotment to see what had been happening since I’d last been. Not much to be honest, except the fact that the weeds and grass had grown more. We’ve … Continue reading

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