Monthly Archives: July 2013

Attack of the Onion Fly!

My overwintering onions on the plot were doing fantastically well. Swelling and growing in the heat and absorbing the bucket loads of water that have been splayed on them. These were so much larger and healthier than the onions that were … Continue reading

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Sun and Sunflowers!

Here in the UK were are in the midst of a fantastic heat wave. Compared to last year’s none existent summer sunshine, it is a welcome change. Loads more watering needing to be done though but at least it is … Continue reading

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Silly strawberries!

This time of year gives us a plentiful supply of strawberries although I’m not too sure that these specimens could grace the supermarket shelves! They did taste yummy though.  Just goes to show that looks aren’t everything! Happy diggin’ Debb

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Giant cabbage update 1

All is going really well with the cabbages. I’m really pleased with their progress. The last span measurement was approx 28″. Both specimens are spreading out and have no sign of bug infestation and definitely not caterpillar nibbled leaves. The … Continue reading

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First harvests of the season

It’s an exciting time finally being able to unearth some of the produce that we have tended to for such a long time.  Our first major harvest came from our new potatoes.  Andy and I were like big kids scrambling … Continue reading

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What to do in July

This is an exciting time of the year for me as I get to harvest all of the produce that I have tended for the past months.  My homeward journey back from my allotment always includes bags full of fresh produce.  … Continue reading

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