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Gardening record books - a [p]review

My gardening notes, plans, plant lists and to-do lists have traditionally lived on various scraps of paper and writing pads. Which is fine…until Mr MBaF uses the other end of the same pad to design a shed. 456 more words


New tricks for a new year!

Aaah. It’s January, springtime is looming, and I haven’t made a single blog entry since October. I feel hopeful, excited and a little bit daunted by the task ahead. 169 more words


Happiness is.......

A most excellent post day. Our seeds have arrived from the Heritage Seed Library. Cannot wait to get growing these…


Walking to the plot

I took another walk down to the plot today, carrying on with the big dig over before the growing season really starts.

I’ve not been to the plot for a few weeks, weather hasn’t been great and neither has my health to be honest.   82 more words


Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The peppers are growing, the potatoes are chitting and winter is starting to bite.

But as someone who likes to keep their glass half-filled, the cold weather hasn’t deterred me from getting out on the plot with drill in one hand and camera in the other.  10 more words


Cheap and cheerful chard – and child’s play to grow!

Before I had my allotment and was reliant on deliveries of organic vegetable boxes to keep me in fresh veg, I used to groan when my winter deliveries were full of chard. 1,064 more words