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Friday 27th May 2016 – That’s one Tomato done, just all the rest to do!

This afternoon I started to pot up my Tomato plants into 6 inch pots. I’ve got 226 tomatoes to pot up, I hope I have enough pots? Oh well, I’ll soon find out. If you’re planting your Tomatoes outside, make … Continue reading

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Monday 9th May 2016 – Oh my goodness, I’ve done all my Tomatoes!!

It’s taken me a while to pot all my Tomatoes on into 3 inch pots. Well I did sow lots of different varieties this year. This afternoon I managed to finish the last ones off. I’m very excited. I’ve potted … Continue reading

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Monday 13th July 2015 – A bit of drizzle!!

Today was a different sort of day because we had rain!! I’ve not seen that wet stuff for weeks and weeks. It was rather exciting actually. But because it was drizzle it didn’t penetrate the soil, so watering was still … Continue reading

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Friday 5th June 2015 – Flash!! Bang!!! Wallop!!!!…Then Sun?

Well that was how today started off. At 5.10am I awoke from such a lovely sleep to the sound of a faint rumble of thunder. My ears are tuned to various noises, our two children and thunder however faint. There … Continue reading

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Thursday 7th May 2015 – Loads of potting up!!

Getting a couple of hours in the greenhouse is always fun and enjoyable. I’ve been a little behind with all my sowing and potting up so far this year. I seem to have spent more time on the allotment getting … Continue reading

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Friday 20th June 2014 – Tomtatoes!

Yes I know that it looks like a typo, but it isn’t. So let me explain. I saw these plants in Thompson and Morgan at the beginning of the season, and thought what a strange combination. You have tomatoes on … 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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TomTato from Thompson and Morgan.

Yes you are reading this right, and it’s not a spelling error. I got an email from Thompson and Morgan today and they have a new plant called the TomTato!! Now I’m all for growing interesting plants, as you know, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 11th September 2013 – Another strange find.

Having dug up some more rogue potatoes from in between the Purple Dwarf French Beans, stripped the Rhubarb down to the bare essentials (oh my, there was a huge amount of it. I’ve given some to my friend Sally, and … Continue reading

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