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Spiralised Butternut Squash with Courgette Polpette in a Rich Tomato Sauce

At this time of year the harvest from the allotment is at its finest. I can pick courgettes every day and still they keep coming. 2016 has been a bumper year for tomatoes and I have found the best way to store them is to roast them, blitz with a hand blender then pour the hot, rich, sweet, deep red sauce into sterile jars and seal. 218 more words



It is important to harvest edamame at the right moment! The outside skin needs to have a bright green color while the seeds need to have grown to a satisfactory size. 137 more words


Next Job

Job for the weekend, got some more posts to put in, these will be for my Asparagus.  Which won’t be going into next spring.  Once these are in I can put the next lot of manure down and won’t need to walk all over it!


Man vs Allotment: Part 10: Don gone

The “thing” has finished and Monty Don has Monty gone. What next? This post includes soppyness.

Summer has passed. Monty has gone. The allotment is done. 707 more words


Last day of September...

Not bad considering none of my own seeds made it….thanks to the kindness of another allotmenteer we have pumpkins this year…

The ones we have harvested are already drying out in the warmth of the shed….. 60 more words


September 2016

We managed to get some work done in the first weekend in September and the last weekend but both Sam and I have been travelling a lot this month so the allotment has unfortunately had to take a back seat. 694 more words