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First Overwintering Broccoli From the Allotment

It’s a variety called “marathon”, that I sowed back in the autumn, and is now ready to be harvested. I also cut some cavalo nero (black kale), so we should be eating well tonight! As this broccoli matures it should … Continue reading

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Storm Doris Aftermath

Storm Doris hit the UK yesterday. The middle of the Country was probably the worst affected area, but we had some pretty wicked winds here (much worse than when I last wrote about a storm). I walked the dogs around … Continue reading

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Gennaro Contaldo On An Allotment

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Allotment Update 18th February 2017

A short video from the allotment.

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Snow On The Plot

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Potato Time

I picked up my seed potatoes from the allotment shop yesterday, and they’re now sitting in egg boxes chitting. Another sign that the new growing season is nearly upon us.

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A Job For The Weekend

Sow some tomato seeds. If you don’t have any, go buy some. Sow them in some good compost in either a seed tray or if you don’t have the room for that in a small flowerpot on a windowsill. You … Continue reading

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