Category Archives: Self-sufficient

Eat Seasonally

It doesn’t come as a surprise to me to read articles like this one, but it shouldn’t really matter that we can’t get produce like this at this time of year. The UK climate doesn’t support growing iceberg lettuces outside … Continue reading

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Allotment Update 28th January 2017

A quick update from the plot, to dig some parsnips and look at next years layout.

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First Seedlings of 2017

I make a habit of sowing some seeds on the first day of the New Year, each year. This year it was plum “tiger” tomatoes. They look like they’re doing okay so far – I’ll be potting them on when … Continue reading

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Allotment After The (Snow) Storm

Although our snowmageddon turned out to be a slightly cold and damp squib, we did have enough to make me go down to the allotment to check things out. Snow will weigh down netting and other structures and if there’s … Continue reading

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2016 In Pictures

A short slideshow looking back over last year. ​​

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Allotment Update 7th January 2017

Here’s the allotment video update that was filmed yesterday before receiving the news about my Grandma. Anyway here it is.

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Allotment Update 5th November 2016

A short update on what’s happening on the allotment, plus talking through some plans for the winter months.

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