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Top of the list!

Just been notified that I ve come to the top of the list on the allotment site nearest to me – and even better, they ve installed a water supply since last time I enquired about it, which will certainly make life a little easier. 64 more words


We are plot 33B.

I decided to get an allotment after hanging out down at my friend Danny’s plot. He’s pretty generous with his home grown goods and employs a kind of ‘pick your own’ policy with his pals which gave me a sweet taste for the allotment life. 444 more words


Supersize 'Gigantomo' tomato is the salad dish of the future

A 10-inch wide tomato is about to take the salad market by storm, apparently.

This blush red fruit, dubbed the ‘Gigantomo’, is 12 times the size of a regular tomato and can weigh up to 3lbs each. 127 more words


Fun times at the allotment!

After taking on our first allotment in October, just a week or so after our ‘big move’ an awful lot has happened. Through no fault of our own we haven’t been up there that much but, I have to say how thrilled I am with what we have done. 128 more words

Being Mum

Spectacular Compost Bins.........

This was The Husbands definition of his newly erected (LOL) compost bin.  Spectacular ?  A compost bin, surely not.  This spectacular statement was then followed by ‘pretty damn impressive, if you ask me’.  404 more words

Hard Labour

No I haven’t done time and been smashing rocks, but I have had a smashing time. 251 more words


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