Monthly Archives: January 2014

Friend or foe?

After doing a little routine tidying up the allotment, I came across these ladybirds all snuggled up behind a piece of angle iron.  These are so beneficial to the plot that I gladly let them have their rest in peace, ready for when they … Continue reading

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Anyone for Parsnips?

 Just a small selection of parsnips harvested the other day from the allotment. What they lack in quantity they make up for in size. One on its own weighed in at just over 1 kg! And for those of you … Continue reading

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What to do now in January – 2

Although this post was written almost a year to the day, the jobs to do are still relevant so I felt that I would repost for the benefit of new veg growers. Funny how after reading the first what to … Continue reading

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It begins…….

Today for me, marked the first official day of my growing season. The greenhouse had a throrough sping clean where every item was taken out, disinfected and returned to some sort of order. It’s surprising how much clutter that I … Continue reading

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