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Tuesday 28th February 2017 – A little surprise!

I don’t know about you, but I like little surprises. So when I arrived on my plot this morning I was greeted with a couple of wonderful surprises. I’m still having a good sort out of both my plots, with … 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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Friday 10th June 2016 – Homebase didn’t have enough 8 foot canes!!

Oh, Homebase, I always had faith in you. But today you let me down by not having enough 8 foot canes for me to buy. I needed 30, but you only had 20. Therefore I was unable to plant out … Continue reading

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Monday 16th May 2016 – It’s all starting to go in.

I love this time of year when you are finally able to start getting all those plants that you’ve lovingly sowed months ago, and then potted up carefully into 3 inch pots a while back, finally into the soil. This … Continue reading

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Tuesday 5th April 2016 – Afternoon fun with Ironman!

After a lunch break and a bit of shopping, I was back in the greenhouse to see what else I could play with. My “Ironman” Broccoli is now ready to pot up into individual 3 inch pots. Even though it’s … Continue reading

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Wednesday 10th February 2016 – Time to sow your Broccoli Seeds

Today I’ve been the greenhouse sowing my Broccoli (Calabrese) Ironman F1 Seeds. Calabrese is very easy to grow, but does need a fair amount of space when it’s put outside to manure into larger plants. If you grow your own … Continue reading

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Friday 3rd April 2015 – What clever girls you are.

First off some wonderful news. Today was the first day that my 6 chickens laid 6 eggs. Well done my little ones, mummy is very proud of you! Five are what I’d call normal size and one is the size … Continue reading

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