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Spuds galore in10″ pots …..update

A very quick visual update of how my potatoes in 10″ pots are doing.  They seem to be thriving in the garden; not surprisingly with all of the rain that we have experienced lately but I’m well impressed with the … Continue reading

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Tomato seeds at the ready!

So the varieties of tomatoes that I’m growing this year are as follows; * Sweet Aperitif (cherry) * Alicante (medium cordon) * Shirley (medium cordon) * Oxheart (beefsteak) * Red pear (cherry) I have also sown a few unknown varieties. … Continue reading

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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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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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What to do in November – 2

November seems to have snuck up on me without me looking.  You wouldn’t be able to tell by the weather that we are in November as it has, so far, been relatively mild for the end of Autumn. I just … Continue reading

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What to do in July – 2

This month for me so far on the allotment has been a little disappointing.  I had a severe attack of onion fly that wiped out all of my March sown onions, (post to follow about that soon), theft of items … Continue reading

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What to do in June – 2

Reading back on last years’ post about what to do in June, you would have thought that I would have learned from my mistakes of not planting too many seeds due to running out of space.  No such luck!  If … Continue reading

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