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Spring has sprung ....

Spring has arrived

I could not resist posting this picture of a cherry blossom tree to show that spring had sprung.

The day was glorious as the sun was shining, birds were singing and it was fabulous being outside in the fresh air with friends, walking. 262 more words

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It only takes a bit of imagination ......

Reduce, reuse and recycle

When I first saw my allotment, I noticed a wooden bench.  With the help of the chaps who were clearing my allotment, they bought it back in their pickup truck to the house, where it sat in the garage drying out.

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These gardening eureka moments keep coming .....

A simple plastic box turns into a mini greenhouse

On visiting one of our local supermarkets, I noticed some clear plastic boxes (with lid). Yes, another eureka moment came to me. 68 more words

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Glorious weather inspires a visit to my allotment

Back at allotment today …….

What with the glorious weather we are having, it’s just the best time to be out doors.

I did so much digging that I have a… 304 more words

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No digging this ground

Another week goes by ……

Carpet and rubbish all cleared now and the allotment has been rotivated. Removing the carpet was not a pleasant job as it was extremely heavy and at times disintegrated as it was picked up. 330 more words

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Allotment clearing - rubbish, plastic, metal, dreaded carpet

What looked to be an easy job is not!

Well, have started to clear the allotment but in the process, have discovered that underneath the growth of matted grass, is a layer of carpet stretching from the beginning to the end of the allotment. 213 more words

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Taking on an allotment

Just a little bit crazy ……

Not only do I work full-time, look after the household but I also have just taken on an allotment! When I was informed that it was 125m² – I wondered if it was possible to only take half and give the other 60m² to someone else. 284 more words

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