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The Mound at Park Lane!

Now I like a challenge as much as the next person, but even I was initially put off by the mound that was on our new allotment plot that we now call Park Lane. It seemed like such a daunting project … Continue reading

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April Update

First of all let me apologise for my lack of posts recently. The weather had a major part to play in my lack of writing as I was unable to get out either into the garden or on my plot … Continue reading

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Effective mulching

Not only do weeds in the garden look unsightly but they can also affect the growth of your plants by competing for water and nutrients. Mulching around plants is an effective way of preventing weeds from appearing on the surface … Continue reading

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Recycle tip # 4 – Newspapers

When planting my veg today I used layers of newspapers in between my plants to help keep the weeds down, acting as a mulch. The layers of newspapers were laid between the plants with a top layer of soil on … Continue reading

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It’s official…!!

Well I’m now the official owner of plot 21a and what a sight to start with! The plot is supposed to be half a plot (the other half given to someone else on Saturday) but it’s huge!!!! Still, I’m not … Continue reading

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