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Allotment Update

As always, Life gets in the way of plans. I forgot to take my phone with me on Friday night so didn’t get the pix I’d planned, and last night, having taken the pix, I was too busy at home to get round to uploading them! 760 more words

Food Security

What's flowering now - mid April; and a new allotment site for our bees

Those of you who have followed this blog for a while know that in the summer I like to go for a walk round my local park (Elthorne Park in Hanwell) and see what wild flowers are out. 535 more words

Bees On Flowers


Hi, I’m new to blogging and not sure if this is what your supposed to do, but here goes…

My name is Rachel and I part own Plot138 at an allotment siteĀ in Oxford. 81 more words


Happy spring

Whether it’s your Easter, or just a Sunday. I just wanted to say have a ‘happy day!’

Take time today to enjoy the flowers, plants, insects, animals and people you share this planet with. 26 more words


The soil is ready....

A chilly start but the sun came out and a pleasant day by lunchtime. The grass has grown well over the past week so the first cut of the season is due when time permits. 330 more words




Sunburnt slightly,
well weeded,
peas planted at plot,
ten tomatoes too,
courgettes comfortable,
bulbs bedded in,
chickens chowed down,
lavender launched,
twigs tweaked!

Meanwhile… 27 more words


Out Working On The Allotment Today

Still surprising very wintrier out side with the north wind blowing.