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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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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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What I did at the allotment today……..

Ok,  if I said that I was busy today that would really be an understatement!  Weeding, planting, digging, carrying, lifting…..many active words that my body paid the price for later!!! Firstly, I had a few beds that needed weeding as … Continue reading

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What to do now in October

Jobs to do………in October Save money by saving vegetable seeds Continue water winter crops Remove dead leaves from winter brassicas This is the best month to turn the contents of the compost bin and cover for winter. You can still … Continue reading

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