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Popping in the Celery

I was lucky enough this week to be given some lovely healthy little celery seedlings. It’s such a lovely community at the allotment, everyone swapping and eager to share their ‘babies’! 164 more words


Chilli update - the first flowers

So the greenhouse is going mad and this seems to be a trend from the other blogs I read, with it has come an accelerated timeline for a lot of the chillies. 198 more words


Awesome asparagus!

I love this time of year when the asparagus really gets into its stride. Like most things, it’s seemed late this year, but mine has finally started producing its delectable stems in abundance now and I’m picking a good bunch every couple of days – such hardship! 648 more words


Straw for the strawberry beds

After relocating the strawberry bed late last year, I’m pleased to see that the new runners are now great little plants and all is looking well! 117 more words


Guess the pests? Root veg damage alert!

Look at the damage! Can anyone help me guess the pest?

Trail of destruction

Looks like nibbles to me….

But then nibbling the ends of the baby beets too? 35 more words


Taking a Moment

Most of us spend our days earning an honest crust. Time is short, and when much of it is spent working the professional treadmill, finding that precious moment to potter on the plot or meander through the garden can, at times, become a challenge. 336 more words