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Half Term Memories

(First posted 25th May)

Coronavirus day #73. Half term. One of my jobs this week is to pick out tiny seedlings that I’ve successfully grown in flowerpots and separate them into their own little pots. 533 more words


Monday night cucumber tie-up

A quick visit after work showed that the cucumbers needed trussing up and some extra support adding. I needed to get outside after spending all day in the small room at home working on the computer. 121 more words




This is a response to a Flash Fiction prompt from ‘Putting My Feet In the Dirt’, Writing Prompts hosted by ‘M’. Which can be found by following the link below.. 254 more words

Flash Fiction


A year and a half ago my husband and I took on an allotment plot – located in the countryside it made for an ideal wedding anniversary gift to one another to celebrate 14 years of married life and we held high hopes that it would be the perfect little patch of earth to learn how to grow some fruit and vegetables for our family. 1,429 more words

Northern Ireland

The tree consultant

Sunday 9th August 2020, 10.15am (day 3,272)

The plum tree seriously needs pruning, and now is apparently the time…. this information being imparted by Peggy, fellow member of the allotment society and knowledgeable in these matters.  37 more words

Daily Post

It Could Be Gas Masks TWTW # 89

It’s been a hot week, temperatures in the high 20’s and low 30’s most of the week, and also humid. At the time of writing we’ve been waiting for forecast thunderstorms, but haven’t had any. 829 more words

Garden / Allotment

Trumpington Meadows allotments

It is less than two years since the allotments at the north end of the park were opened and enormous productivity is being achieved by many in the Trumpington Meadows Community. 122 more words