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Thursday 29th August 2013 – What a lovely haul, even if i do say so myself.

Well we got back from Spain yesterday evening at about 8.30pm, and it was dark, so not really suitable to go down to the allotment. So after a wonderful sleep, we had breakfast, and I got dressed and hurried down … Continue reading

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Wednesday 31st July 2013 – Wow I harvested a lot just now!

I popped in the greenhouse first thing this morning, firstly to water, secondly to tie up some tomatoes, and finally to see in there was anything ready to harvest. I was so excited that my first “Moneymaker” tomato  was ready … Continue reading

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Wednesday 24th July 2013 – Gooseberries are very painful!

Well my hands and lower arms are covered in scratches. It looks like I’ve been attacked by a cat or something with claws, but I’ve not, it was just my Gooseberry bush. Those thorns are really long and sharp. Does … Continue reading

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Monday 22nd July 2013 – Awaiting the storms!

I was woken up this morning at 6am by some distant rumbles of thunder. It only lasted about half an hour, and then was gone. We had no rain, but apparently it’s due later. Today is supposed to be the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 17th July 2013 – Harvesting in full flow.

It just amazes me how much courgettes grow from one day to the next. You look at them one day and you think to yourself “Oh, they’re a little small, perhaps another couple of days, maybe 3”. Then the following … Continue reading

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Wednesday 10th July 2013 – Harvesting time.

Having been too knackered yesterday to go to the allotment, I pootled down today to see what mischief I could get up to. Lots as it seems, harvesting time is just beginning, and I was able to harvest my first … Continue reading

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Tuesday 4th June 2013 – Kids are back to school, so I’m straight down the allotment.

Having not been to the allotment for just over a week, because of half term, the sight that greeted me was quite a shock. The grass had grown so much, and half of one plot was looking a bit of … Continue reading

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