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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 February – 2

This time last year I wrote a post to remind me on what needed to be done on the allotment or garden this month.  This is a guide to help me organize what needs to be done.  More of a … 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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That warm and snuggly feeling!

I’m so excited that February has finally arrived.  From a GYO person’s point of view; Let the growing season commence!!! I have spent the last few weeks raring to get growing; especially after my new Christmas present of a heated … Continue reading

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What to do now in January

Happy New Year to you all and my apologies for the late posting for what jobs to do now for January.  The Christmas holiday period is always a busy affair at my home and I have struggled to find the … Continue reading

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Spot light on ……Pumpkins and Squash

Winter squash come in a vast array of sizes, shapes and colours and are relatively easy to grow.  They are a member of the curcurbit family that includes cucumber, melon, marrow and courgettes. There a predominately two types of plants – bushes and trailing; both … 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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