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Making progress

One of the many passers-by commented, as I toiled on the allotment today, that I was a ‘brave lass’. I said I thought I was either brave or stupid, at which point he conceded it was probably stupidity. 909 more words

Balcony Gardening

Bees love my broad bean flowers

Whilst watering my veggies I noticed a bee going from flower to flower amongst my broad beans. I was able to pull back the stem and watch the bee very closely as it climbed into the flower head, pushing apart the petals. 12 more words

Kitchen Garden

Ludo has developed a taste for tomatoes!

The dos like to follow me out onto the balcony and watch me tinker with my garden. They have recently developed a taste for my tomatoes! 55 more words

Kitchen Garden

Pretty Passionflowers

I still buy new passionflowers whenever I get the chance.

Some of them haven’t been blooming a lot (I’ll just blame the weird, cold summer we’ve been having), but when they do, it’s fantastic. 229 more words

Leaves

Harvest Monday - September 8, 2014

I really wanted to write another post – anything that’s not a Harvest Monday – last week, but apparently I still haven’t found the energy for it. 58 more words

Leaves

Finally - allotmenteer level up!

An allotmenteer without an allotment is like a tomato plant with no leaves – a bit sad and useless (inspiration for this simile was taken directly from a couple of plants on my own balcony, as it happens). 795 more words

Balcony Gardening

Harvest Monday Tuesday - September 2, 2014

Late again, because yesterday, I spent every spare minute reading Harry Potter or writing my traditional September 1st post (and hit “publish” one minute before midnight. 136 more words

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