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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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Thursday 7th April 2016 – An afternoon of Salady things

Now that Spring is here and Summer is just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about sowing the Lettuce, Cucumbers and more Mustard & Cress. The rain was still spit spotting on the greenhouse glass, but the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 27th January 2016 – Giving the Garlic a head start.

This morning was the time for the Garlic to be started off. I got it this year from Homebase, but you can get it from any garden centre or online. There is so much to choose from.There are 2 planting … Continue reading

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Tuesday 26th January 2016 – Lots of Onions and some very cheap Garlic!!

This morning I popped to Homebase to buy some Garlic that I’ll plant tomorrow (you’ll have to wait until tomorrow to find out about how I’m planting that), but what confused me the most was that I got 2 varieties, … Continue reading

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Monday 17th August 2015 – Harvesting is going full throttle.

Now last week I didn’t manage to get to the allotment at all, which for me is unheard of. Last week was very busy with one thing and another and it poured down with rain on 2 of those days. … Continue reading

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Tuesday 30th June 2015 – I had a little helper today.

Oh my what a hot day!! The car said 31 degrees this afternoon and tomorrow is supposed to be even hotter. I had a little helper with me today, well I say little, I think Robbie is even taller than … Continue reading

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