Another Season Comes to an End. 20th Oct 2017

It’s that time of year when we start to put the allotment to bed. Plots that have finished producing are cleared of debris, weeded and covered with a good layer of manure whi
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Successes and Failures. 29th Sept 2017

It’s at this time of year that we review the growing year and decide if we want to make any changes for next year, and we usually do. Firstly we have decided to grow more see
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Healthy Produce. 8th Sept 2017

We have had some really healthy produce this year on the allotment with very little in the way of pests and diseases. Some of that is down to nature itself such as weather conditio
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Fruit and Veg to Spare. 18th Aug 2017

We are at the height of production on the allotment with more vegetables and fruit arriving than we can possibly eat. I’m not keen on freezing excess down unless it’s i
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Picking and Protecting. 28th July 2017

The potatoes have been a real success this year. We only planted out one plot whereas last year we planted two, yet the yield this year has equaled last years pickings. The potatoe
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Going Shopping 14th July 2017

It’s that time of year when we go to the allotment rather than the supermarket for our veg and fruit. We still need to buy in some extras but generally speaking we don’
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That’s what you call a glut! June 27th 2017

I love it when food comes in gluts as it opens up new ways of cooking in order to use the produce. This year has been a bumper year for strawberries. They have also been earlier th
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Unusual Plants. 16th June 2017

Our allotment is now divided into beds and this year we have divided one of the beds into nine sections each about 1 metre square, to grow some herbs and more unusual plants. The r
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