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Allotment and Potting Shed Updates 22nd July 2016

The last week has been incredibly hot, with temperatures in the high twenties and low thirties most every day. I don’t mind the heat, but the humidity some days has made things feel quite oppressive. The plot and the potting … Continue reading

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Potting Shed Update (28th June 2016)

I shot this quick video yesterday in the potting shed. I’d been meaning to do an update on the tomatoes and peppers a while ago, when things were looking a little better than they do now. Things started off well, … Continue reading

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Allotment Update – 19th May 2016

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Potting Shed Update

Each year during late spring, after the risk of frost has passed I convert our “potting shed” from an overwintering area for tender plants to a growing space for tomatoes and other plants that prefer a bit of heat. The … Continue reading

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My Review of 2015

As 2015 winds its way into 2016, I thought I would sit and review a few bits of my year. Work On the work front it’s been a significant year for me. About 12 months ago, I was working out … Continue reading

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Sparrows in the Garden

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And Then There Were Two (Well Three Actually)

I wrote yesterday about our Resident Magpie. Well he’s obviously been telling his chums, because this afternoon there were three of them in the garden. Two on the bird feeder and a third on the suet block which is in … Continue reading

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