Looking Good. 27th May 2020

The plot is looking good with everything apart from French and runner beans planted out. It’s not been an easy few weeks though as we have had some heavy frosts and had to co
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Planting Out. 6th May 2020

We have been blessed with lovely weather during lockdown so a lot of time has been spent at the allotment and in the garden. We feel very privileged to have this facility and the f
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A Late Start. 15th April 2020

It’s been a late start to the gardening year, partly because all the rain earlier in the year meant that the soil was sodden and un-workable and partly because our allotment
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Over Wintering. 4th Oct 2019

We are coming to the end of the allotment year and most of the vegetables are out of the ground and the plots have been dug over ready for a topping of manure. We are just left wit
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Successes and Failures. 13th Sept 2019

It’s been a strange year for growing and as usual never ceases to surprise us with its ups and downs. The weather has been a main contributor to both successes and failures w
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Bumper Crops. 26th Aug 2019.

We have had a bumper crop of onions and celery this year. The onions are almost the size of show onions which are normally grown from special seed. These were sets (tiny onions) wh
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In Full Flow. 2nd Aug, 2019

This is the time when we reap the benefits of all our hard work on the allotment earlier in the season. There is little to do apart from weeding and watering and enjoying the fruit
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Going to Seed. 12th July, 2019

It seems to be a year of plants going to seed. Every year presents new challenges when growing and this year is no exception. We think it must be the extremes in weather which we h
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