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Pick of the Week

We’ve had bits and bobs from the plot this week. Harvest continues to be disappointing and it’s Really. Peeing. Me. Off.

However, my Webbs Wonderful lettuce are crisp and fresh and lovely. 70 more words

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Cucumber Dip for Reject Carrots

A couple of weeks ago, Ade came back from the allotment with a bunch of baby carrots.  He’d thinned the carrot crop to allow the healthier plants room to grow, and bought the rejects back to me in the kitchen thinking we could still use them. 206 more words

Vegetables

Giving thanks to the poppies.

We took on our two allotments last year, both needing a considerable amount of work to get them producing lush, healthy fruit and vegetables. 15 months on and there are still areas that are growing wild with swathes of lovely poppies adorning the landscape. 110 more words

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Horticultural hairdressing

All that childhood French plait practice has finally come in handy.

Nailed it.

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Abundance

It’s that time of the year again. Ade is coming home from the plot every few days with armfuls of courgettes and marrows, peas and beans, beetroot and cabbages. 159 more words

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Light Weekend Duties

Had a bit of a lazy weekend, this weekend.  I went to the plot on Thursday evening to try and get ahead for the weekend and weeded the bed that had had some of the over wintering onions in. 118 more words

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Pick of the Week

I write this sitting on Miss MBaF’s sickbed (sofa). She’s curled up in her cosy little nest of cushions and blanket, sleeping off a horrid sicky-achey virus, while her restorative film of choice (Finding Nemo) plays at low-volume. 467 more words

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