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Wednesday 13th April 2016 – First of the Carrots are growing!

I love it when you look at the soil, and suddenly you see the first of your little seedlings growing. It’s such a magical experience, and you feel like a new mum looking down on your new born baby. Although … 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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Hello Allotment, mummy’s home again!!

A huge massive “Thank you!!” to my sister Michelle for looking after my garden and allotment while I was away. Not that she had to do much watering, as apparently we had loads of rain (it was lovely and sunny … Continue reading

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Friday 1st August 2014 – Beans, beans are good for your heart, the more you eat the more you….

Not that we need any help with that in our house!! But I popped up the allotment this morning to do some harvesting and to generally see how everything was behaving itself. Very well from what I saw. I harvested … Continue reading

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Wednesday 11th June 2014 – Straddled over some potatoes.

Yes I know that sounds a bit odd, but it’s the only way you can weed between your potato plants. You straddle a plant, bend over, stick you bottom in the air and off you go with the weeding. It’s … Continue reading

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Wednesday 4th September 2013 – Kids are both back to school, so I spent the morning down the allotment.

Emily went back yesterday, but George started secondary school today. He looked so grown up in his new uniform. He had a great first day, but both the kids have got blisters from their new shoes, so I’ll have to … Continue reading

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Thursday 16th May 2013 – Has a slight frost last night on the site.

Well I was out last night, and didn’t realise that it was that cold, but when I looked at my potatoes this morning they’d got a bit of frost damage. Not to worry, as it was only a little bit. … Continue reading

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