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The Edible Garden Show 20th-22nd March 2015.

Oh my goodness what a weekend!! If anyone says to me that they had a busy weekend and they weren’t doing what I was doing, well let’s just say they don’t know what a busy weekend is. So let’s start … Continue reading

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The Big Allotment Challenge – the Final!!

Firstly congratulation to all the finalists, Rupert & Dimi, Kate & Eleanor and last but no means least Alex & Ed. What an amazing array of produce they have shown for Jim to inspect, all those wonderful items that they’ve … Continue reading

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The Big Allotment Challenge – Semi final.

Now before you say anything, I know this was on 2 days ago, but I had to record it as I was out, and today at lunch time was the first chance I got to watch it. Well, it’s getting very … Continue reading

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Big Allotment Challenge – Episode 4

What an exciting programme it was this week. Firstly we started with Aubergines. Now I’ve tried many times to grow these, and always different varieties. I only did well one year, and that was before I started with my allotment … Continue reading

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The Big Allotment Challenge episode 3

This episode started off with carrots. I love carrots, what ever colour I decide to plant that year. I’ve grown various colours over the years from purple and black, through to rainbow and the ones we know, the good old … Continue reading

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The Big Allotment Challenge – Episode 2

This week they started off with Runner Beans. You had to show 6 perfectly straight ones, and none of them were allowed to be past their prime. It’s much harder than it sounds. I love growing Runner Beans, they are … Continue reading

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Did you watch the Allotment show?

I found this programme very interesting. What wonderfully clean and weed free plots they had to start with. I don’t think any of us have every achieved that, I know I haven’t. A lovely mixture of contestants, in age, and … Continue reading

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