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Thursday 9th April 2015 – Inspection Day!!

Today was our plot inspection by the Council. This always happens about this time of year. When our allotment agreement was redrafted (why they felt they need to do this, we’ll all never know) several years ago, they said that … Continue reading

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Tuesday 7th April 2015 – What can I do in 2 hours?

Another glorious day, we really are being spoilt. I’m not complaining, just making the most of it whilst it lasts. Today I left the kids at home and popped to the allotment for just over 2 hours. The aim was … Continue reading

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Monday 6th April 2015 – Onions and some of the carrots!

It’s Bank Holliday Monday and Mark is off, so he took Emily and George to Crazy Golf up the road and I went to the allotment for a couple of hours. It’s not until you’re up on your plot digging … Continue reading

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Saturday 4th April 2015 – Greenhouse is filling up nicely.

I’ve just come in from sowing more seeds. The Onions and Garlic will be going out in the allotment very soon, so I’m starting to move them from the safety of the greenhouse to the garden table. I tend to … Continue reading

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Sunday 15th February 2015 – And so it begins again!!

What do you do on such a lovely sunny Sunday? Well that’s quite easy, you go and play in the greenhouse. Today I spent the afternoon in my greenhouse starting off my Garlic and Onion sets in half toilet rolls. … Continue reading

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Monday 26th January 2015 – Time to Chit your potatoes.

I’ve just done the first gardening job for the new season. My potatoes arrived recently, and I’ve just cleared the tops of the kitchen cupboards ready to house them for the next 6-8 weeks. I always chit my potatoes on … Continue reading

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Tuesday 7th October 2014 – Garlic and Beetroot.

It’s been several days since I’ve been able to get to the allotment, mainly because I’ve either been working, or the weather has been rather wet. Today neither was happening, so off I went to see what I could do. … Continue reading

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Monday 23rd June 2014 – Slow and steady.

Another hot and humid day today, so with weather like that, all you can do is go at a sensible pace and stop frequently to have a drink of water. So with that in mind, I decided that I would … 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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Tuesday 1st April 2014 – Onions away!!

Yes I know it’s April Fools’s day, and our daughter Emily confused us this morning with the cereal (she changed the inside packets over). She told us she was bored! But I think the weather was playing tricks on us … Continue reading

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