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Chitting Hell

If you were a spud on my plot last summer, then 2016 was not a good year for you. Due to some neglected plots next to ours, my second earlies were decimated by invading critters. 493 more words


5 Ways To Feel Warm This January

With temperatures set to plummet here in the UK and warnings of thundersnow on its way (I mean, thundersnow? Sounds like a Marvel supervillain!), we’re currently bracing ourselves in anticipation of the big chill. 473 more words


First Sow of the Year

The new year has arrived and there is a disturbance in the force. In the dead of night between sleep and wakefulness, I hear the gentlest whisper telling me, ‘Get up, it is time!’ 977 more words


A Brand New Year at the Allotment!

Happy New Year!

After a really difficult 2016, unfortunately our time at the allotment tapered off in the last quarter of the year and boy did I miss the place. 173 more words


Happy New Year 2017

We hope you all had a wonderful festive break and are ready and raring to go for another plant-packed growing season! 98 more words


A Christmas Miracle

The challenge to grow all the vegetables for our Christmas dinner has been uppermost in Ade’s thoughts for months. 254 more words


Spiced Pumpkin Milk

Pumpkin Spice Lattes have become a bit of an autumn fad in recent years. Pumped out of high street coffee shops from September until December, the PSL is an incredibly popular seasonal drink.  410 more words