A Versatile Vegetable. 31st July 2020.

Beetroot is an amazing crop and so versatile with every part of the plant being used. The roots I sometimes boil to go with salads but they are also good grated and eaten raw tosse
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Reaping the Rewards. 10th July 2020.

The potatoes are up and bagged and will keep us supplied until early next year. We grow earlies rather than main crop as there is a blight in the soil at the allotment so we always
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Some Good, Some Bad. June19th 2020

It’s beeen an amazing year for strawberries. We started picking about three weeks ago and still have a few weeks left judging by the plants. We have eaten loads, given lots a
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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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