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Thursday 29th December 2016 – An empty wasps nest!

After the Christmas feasting, it’s good to get back outside. Firstly for a bit of fresh air, but secondly for a bit of exercise. When I went to the allotment today there was no one else about. Why would there be, … Continue reading

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Monday 27th June 2016 – ALL MY VEGGIES ARE IN!!!

Yay, I’ve finally done it! Apart from a few Sunflowers, which I’ll put in this week, everything I sowed is finally in the allotment, or in their final place. I never thought I’d actually get there, but I have. Now … Continue reading

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How to Sow Leeks from Seed

Today is the day when I sow my Leeks. This year I’ve chosen Autumn Mammoth 2 (Snowstar). I’ve never sown this variety before but they looked good so I thought I’d give them a go. Leeks are a great one … Continue reading

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Allium Leaf Miner

Oh the horrors that lurk in your Onions, Leeks and Garlic!! You may remember that a little while ago I pulled up all my Leeks. If you don’t remember, well I did. I bought them home and gave them a … Continue reading

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Claire’s Allotment – Part 265 – All sorts harvested!

Here is my latest video: When I’m talking about Jerusalem Artichokes, see if you can spot my frog (bottom right of the screen).

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Thursday 10th September 2015 – Beans are coming to an end!

My French beans have been brilliant this year, and we’ve eaten loads and also have loads in the freezer. But as the evenings are getting cooler and the days are shorter the green is going from their leaves. I think … Continue reading

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Thursday 11th June 2015 – I found some Leeks!!

My sister is very kindly giving me her greenhouse. I know I’ve got one at home and it’s 6 foot by 6 foot. But I’m not going to turn down a free greenhouse. It was given to her, but she … Continue reading

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