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Flowers in October

It was time for the autumn tidy-up this weekend as I’ll be busy for the next few weekends. Despite mixed weather – sunshine and showers – I managed to tick practically everything off my to-do list and can turn my back on the allotment with a relatively clear conscience now! 834 more words



The low winter sun hasn’t yet arrived but I’m already thinking about next summer’s veggie harvests. 497 more words


Smashing Pumpkins

Our potato crop might have been decimated, but our pumpkins are thriving. 305 more words


Autumn Glory

I can barely believe that September has flown past and here we are in October, summer definitely over, yet the gardens are still overflowing with beautiful produce. 874 more words



High on our allotment plot, where gardeners dig their trenches and potatoes are seeking refuge, a war has taken place. 415 more words


Making a new strawberry patch...

Now that the strawberries have well and truly “gone over” I decided to tidy up the patch by cutting back all of this years foliage, along the way I gathered up the multitude of runners that had developed. 167 more words


Pantry Lust

What I would give for a pantry. You can keep your en suite bathrooms, walk-in wardrobes and loft conversions, I just want a secret little room to store food. 209 more words