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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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Symbols From The Allotment

There are symbolic things that happen on the allotment each year. They mark a particular moment in the growing season, a point at which you know you’ve reached the same point as a previous year, even though the exact date … Continue reading

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Little Things

Sometimes it is the little things that make the difference when it comes to having an allotment. All the wet weather recently has meant that in total I’ve probably only spent one full day on the plot since the start … Continue reading

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Seeds Are Sprouting

  The first of the seeds that I sowed a couple of weeks ago are starting to sprout. Great news! So far; radish, lettuce, peas, rainbow chard and broad beans are all poking through the soil. Most of these are … Continue reading

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