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free seeds

Five packets of free seeds just turned up from Suttons.
Fab. They’ve been filed in my spreadsheet and put into the seed-suitcase.

There were some tiny carrots, baby beetroot, red salad bowl lettuce, tiny tomatoes (Sweet Million) and Perpetual spinach leaf beet.


Looking Back - Part 1

With the year rapidly drawing to a close, here at Agents of Field HQ we thought we would pause a while to reflect on our achievements during our first year as allotment holders. 541 more words

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Low Winter Sun

As I’ve mentioned before, Agents of Field have expanded by taking on a second plot. So in the last week I’ve hatched plans, drawn up blueprints and am now putting spade to soil as I create new beds. 97 more words

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Empty Beds

How empty our plot looks from a few months ago. Although we’re still enjoying the last of the kale, harvesting the swede and broccoli, and next year’s garlic has started sprouting merrily, most of the beds are now having a breather. 49 more words



So it’s often said that those who fail to plan, plan to fail!

Well as I don’t want to fall foul of that, and seeing that there is not much actual digging that can be done on these dark winter evenings, I’ve decided to take the time out to plan my plot properly. 191 more words


Nobbly and Proud

Granted, when we hear stories of the celery’s nobbly brother celeriac, our minds aren’t awash with images of natural beauty. I mean, how could he ever overshadow the chiselled frame of that dashing celery? 182 more words

Agent Ade