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I spent ages looking through the site
Picking the seeds I’d like
And clicking the button
Throwing them in
Racking up totals
Head in a spin… 90 more words


The October Plot

This was our plot at midday today. Our summer crops have come and gone, the pumpkins have all been harvested and Ade has cleared, dug over and mulched the beds to rest them over the winter. 97 more words


Surveying the scene

Post wind, what’s moved on the allotment. The lid of a plastic storage box has opened, some bean canes have leaned over but that looks about it. 10 more words


Garden Gnome!

Back from the hospital today and been given the green light to start doing some light activity again.  My new allotment will surely kick start all that, so I treated myself to a new Gnome – and asked the children to decorate him! 7 more words


A few words on raking

Bill Evans wrote a beautiful and famous jazz piece called Autumn Leaves. It’s quite obvious that he never had to go through the pain and trouble of raking a huge garden clear of those delightful things. 175 more words


Autumn Riches

“I’m so glad we live in a world where there are Octobers.” –  L. M. Montgomery

So am I, Lucy, so am I. Before I took up the fork and trowel and embarked on this gardening journey, I naively thought growing vegetables was a summer activity, and you couldn’t do it once the colder weather arrived.   274 more words


Butternut squash and a blustery day…

It’s been an unseasonally warm, but blustery day here in the South-East – the perfect weather for walking dogs through autumn-hued forests and starting the great garden (and allotment) tidy-up. 1,241 more words