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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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Let the planting commence!

I managed to get my first early potatoes planted into the ground on my half   Now that the weather is warming up a little, they should be fine.  I don’t plot.have the strength at the moment to dig a … 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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Garden centre goodies!

On Saturday I visited one of my favourite garden centres. Not for anything in particular, just to kill a bit of time as it was my hubbies birthday and I was early for his surprise family party! It also gave me … Continue reading

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Pumpkins, Halloween and Stingy Jack!

October is the month in which we ‘grow your own’ gardeners harvest our pumpkins and winter squashes, yet for children they look forward to Halloween; a time for trick or treating round the streets in fancy costumes dressed up as … Continue reading

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Garden Vegetable and Chicken soup

I tend to be happiest at the moment when I’m either tinkering in the garden, weeding and tending my plants or baking and cooking in my kitchen. I’m ecstatic when I can combine the two! Harvesting produce out of my … Continue reading

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Spot light on ….. Potatoes

Potatoes are a member of the solanaceae family, shared also with tomatoes and aubergines. They vary widely in variety, texture and size and are easily grown in the ground or suitable sized container on your patio. We all have our … Continue reading

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Ok….time to plant something!

Hi guys, Having now cleared most of the plot I am going over the ground more thoroughly to clear the weed roots and I have been left with some fantastic soil ready and waiting for planting. My initial thoughts go … Continue reading

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