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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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The Mound in Park Lane…Update.

A while ago I mentioned that Andy, my allotment neighbour and I had been given a new plot but the downside to the plot was that it came with a huge mound of earth and other unmentionable items thrown in … Continue reading

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What to do in June

Now that the risk of frost has passed many gardeners are pleased that the growing season can finally get under way. Don’t be too hasty storing away the frost protection just yet though as here in the UK it is … Continue reading

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What to do in May

With 2 May Bank holidays here in the UK I should be grateful for the extra days that I can spend at my plot.  Luckily though for me, I have a few short, well deserved breaks booked that coincide with … Continue reading

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What to do in April

Ideally, vegetable and fruit growing should be keeping us busy mostly this month but with the cold wintery conditions that we have been experiencing here in the UK, we are so far behind.  I wonder whether we will really ever catch … Continue reading

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Winter wonders

As the clocks go back at the end of this month, and night time falls a little earlier, many grow your own gardeners believe that there’s not much that they can actually grow now and prefer to cover their beds … Continue reading

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Bare ground – such a waste!

After waiting for a plot of land for such a long time, I find it so hard to see plenty plots with either very little or nothing growing in it or simply covered with plastic. There are plenty of vegetables … Continue reading

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Let the growing commence

Today I managed to plant 3 rows each of round cabbage, pointed cabbage and calabrese (not sure of the type as I bought these from a very friendly gentlemen and I didn’t get the name of the variety). All are … Continue reading

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