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Allotto plotto first bakes - cake it up - berry drizzle cake

Some months past Mamma mia, given charge of fruit plants at the alloto plotto, added a blackcurrant plant amid numerous raspberry canes and beyond.  What the heck does one do with blackcurrants…. 199 more words


Flowers for the house?

One of the things I love most about having an allotment is that it enables you to grow masses of flowers to cut for the house. 597 more words


On trend

Today I realised…

It’s not that I prepared poorly, made the wrong decisions, and paid the price with bad harvests.

It’s that I decided to come bang up to date. 67 more words


Pickle my onions

Whoop baby, its an onion invasion…..


Wasn’t quite expecting upon planting 2 packs of wilkos finest shallot bulbs at the beginning of this year Id quite end up with so many shallots per bulb, and blonde-ly never considered I probably only use 10 shallots about once every three years in a frenchie beef bourguignon.  494 more words


Pick of the Week

Last week my favourite pick was a fridge essential – spring onions.

Like lemons, and feta cheese, I like to have these in stock at all times. 243 more words


Evil, or Simply Misunderstood?

From the moment I wake up, to the moment I close my eyes at the end of the day, my mind is awash with gardening and all its growing temptations. 405 more words


Hap(pea) travellers

It was inevitable that, at some point, my peas in their pipelines had to find their way from the guttering in our front garden several hundred yards up the road and into the allotment earth. 367 more words