Monthly Archives: September 2013


I’m not sure if you agree with the idea of this; I certainly don’t. Thomson-Morgan sent me an email recently letting me know about a new plant that they claim is a world exclusive – The TomTato. Apparently, this plant … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead!

As the allotment beds start to empty of all the crops grown this year, my mind wanders to what could be replacing their space next year.  I love buying seeds, although on many occasion I have had to hold back … Continue reading

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Sunflower Scavengers

A few months ago my sunflowers were growing in all of their glory, turning their huge heads to the sun. Their primary job on my plot was to attract pollinating insects for my beans. They also did a great job … Continue reading

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Giant Cabbage Update 3

 My how they’ve grown! The cabbages seem to be thriving well with the growing conditions that they have. I’m so proud of them! They are the first thing that I look at when I go to the allotment and they … Continue reading

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Great Expectations!!

This onion needs no introduction and can clearly speak for itself! The last circumference measurement of this particular onion was a staggering 19″! Once upon a time this was just a tiny black seed, sown in moist compost on Boxing … Continue reading

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Tri Colour French Beans

I love French beans more so than Runner beans, (although I do still grow Runner beans because they are Andy’s favourite). I grow both dwarf and climbing varieties and I also experiment with different colour varieties. I just love the … Continue reading

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