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Happiness is..........

A summer bouquet straight from the allotment


Tempus fugit!

A week has gone by and things have been crazy, so much so that I haven’t even had time to get myself here. Didn’t get to… 274 more words


Squashed Again

Check it out – the first of the yellow crookneck bent summer squash has dropped in all its knobbly glory. The plants are huge, but up til now largely fruitless, but suddenly something has clicked, and the plants are covered all over in tiny lemon yellow tubers. 87 more words


Nice Melons

We’re a bit behind on where we should be, with the many things to do around the house and the garden finally catching up with us, but last weekend we finally got round to planting out our melons!! 159 more words


Season of plenty

The problem with writing an allotment blog is that there’s so much to do in the summer months that you don’t have time to write! Hence the lack of updates recently… 853 more words


Plot 7 update 27th July 2014

Although we have been to the plot on numerous occasions, there has not been a lot worth blogging about.

Today however, was our first real harvest outside of onions and garlic! 205 more words


Bucketfuls of Blackcurrants

It’s that time of year again – blackcurrant time !
I’ve picked several kilos of berries off just two bushes.
To avoid the sore back, I’ve adopted the picking method of cutting off all the most heavily laden branches from the bush, then picking the berries of these branches whilst comfortably sat at the garden table with a nice glass of chilled Picpoul de Pinet ! 90 more words