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Thursday 15th September – My first Squashes!!

It was another hot day up the allotment today. We reached 30 degrees!! It’s supposed to be about 20 degrees, so what is going on with the weather? It’s all supposed to come to an end tomorrow, with rain and … Continue reading

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Cutting back the Globe Artichokes – Claire’s Allotment Part 259

I leave my globe artichokes to flower to attract the bees, but now they need cutting back…

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Friday 4th September 2015 – And off we go again!

When I arrived on site this morning and parked my car in my usual spot (no one else will dare park in my spot, it’s got my name on it and everything), there staring at me as bold as brass … Continue reading

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Tuesday 23rd June 2015 – My greenhouse is ready!!

I’ve been up my allotment for most of the day today. I got so much done it was brilliant. So if you’re sitting comfortably then I’ll run through what I managed to get done. Firstly I planted out 8 Sweet … Continue reading

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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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Friday 17th April 2015 – A short afternoon.

I was busy this morning running various errands, so the allotment had to wait until this afternoon for me to visit. I was only able to spend a little under 2 hours today on my plot, but to be honest … Continue reading

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Tuesday 10th June 2014 – Everything’s in the allotment.

It’s a very exciting day today as everything that needs to go in the allotment is in. It’s good that I’ve not got anything else to go in, as both my plots are jam packed. Usually I have at least … Continue reading

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