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Allotment update: September 2017

One of the things I love about working an allotment is that it really keeps you rooted in the annual cycle of life.  And yes, the pun is fully intended, and very appropriate. Now, in September, as many of the … Continue reading

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The allotment: autumn, winter, and into spring!

My goodness, I had no idea it was so long since I last wrote an allotment post (October last year, I see). In part that reflects that not much was happening there, but in fact there was a lot of … Continue reading

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June and July: the allotment update

There seems to be a bit of a pattern emerging here doesn’t there.  That is, not keeping up with the posts.  And it’s not just the posts I’ve fallen behind with – some parts of the allotment have been lacking … Continue reading

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April and May: allotment update

Well as expected, two very busy months out there.  But it is all looking very good, and despite a few fails (peas, mangetout, rows of lovely salad seedlings trashed by ??something…) I’m pleased with how its going so far. I spent … Continue reading

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Pancake day

“I can’t believe it’s pancake day already – it’s really creped up on us this year!” Text received from youngest son first thing yesterday morning. We had ours with maple syrup, lemon and sugar, and golden syrup.  Not all at … Continue reading

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January allotment update

Well I finally did manage to get out there and do a few things in January, in the odd moments between the downpours. I moved most of the fruit bushes up to the Orchard Plot, which I’ve dug over ready … Continue reading

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Allotment update – October and November

Yet again, a bit late.  Sorry about that.  October was a month of busy-ness with more paid work than usual, two lost weeks with flu, a family funeral, and a brilliant celebration.  All of which were important; none of which … Continue reading

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