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What to do in March 2015

The month of March seems to have sprung up on me from nowhere.  Don’t misunderstand me, it is a welcome surprise but it reminds me that now the gardening season really starts  No time for dilly dallying now.  Time to … Continue reading

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World Cabbage Day – 17th February

I had all intentions of writing and uploading a post yesterday in celebration of the world Cabbage day that is held on 17th February, but the closest I’ve got to completing it was in a draft format before the day … Continue reading

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What to do now in February 2015

I’m starting to get really excited now that the growing season has started to creep up on me, but this year, I’m going to have a little more restraint and wait a while before I start to sow the majority … Continue reading

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Frosty Foliage

A quick trip to the allotment with my camera today gave me some amazing frosty images that I thought I would share with you all. Nature truly is wonderful. Happy diggin’ Debb

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What to do in January

January brings the start of the New Year and the planning and preparing for the upcoming growing season. I love the fact that the days are getting longer and I can spend more time on my plot but this year … Continue reading

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Looks aren’t everything!

I hate waste and will always refuse to see the logic that a misshapen vegetable is sub standard in flavour to its perfectly shaped counterpart. Yes they may not look like the conventional shaped uniform veg that we are used … Continue reading

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How do you like your eggs??

Personally I’m partial to a boiled egg or two but I love scrambled eggs every now and again. I especially love cooking with eggs just so I can build up my collection of shells destined for use on my plot. … Continue reading

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Seed Merchants

December is a relatively slow month for tasks within the garden, but this gives us a great opportunity to pour over the seed catalogues in preparation for what we would like to grow next year. Seed merchants normally distribute their … Continue reading

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What to do in now in December – 2

Jobs to do………in December Continue to add vegetation to the compost heap or bean trench Check netting over brassicas Continue to check over crops that you have stored from previous months Cover late crop vegetables that are not winter hardy … Continue reading

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To lime or not to lime!

This time of year has me feeling one of two ways. Dreading the winter months knowing that I am limited to the amount of time I can spend at the allotment or excitement knowing that all of the preparations and … Continue reading

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