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Allotment week 2

Well the weather isn’t being very helpful at the moment ! I was hoping to get a little bit of digging started and possibly the greenhouse/shed cleared out, but the rain and hailstone this week changed my mind. 162 more words


A step in the right direction...

We haven’t done anything on the allotment for a while so I decided to take a look at the plan for 2018 and start by making some wooden marker stakes for the plots. 26 more words


Shed Building & First Sowings

The first two weekends in January have been especially kind given the recent bad run of weather. Having ordered my new greenhouse at the end of December to replace my old and failing shed my attention quickly turned to the construction of its replacement. 746 more words


Cough, Cough (Quick Links 107)

I’ve spent nearly all week feeling unwell. Fortunately not the dreaded flu, just a virus of some kind, with a hacking cough that has kept me awake at night and generally feeling like my chest and head are going to implode. 320 more words

Garden / Allotment

Rosemary and Lemon Shortbread

With my plans for the weekend well and truly quashed by the weather this morning, I decided I should spend my afternoon in the warm and do some baking. 265 more words


Six on Saturday

Whilst our esteemed leader is scratching his itch and beginning to sow a few seeds I am still at the pottering stage.  The cold of January does not often entice me out into the garden but there are one or two things to be done.  699 more words


Seed Cataloguing

An oddity this one. In my day job, I’m a librarian.

I’m also in the midst of my library degree, so I’ve spent a considerable amount of my time studying cataloguing techniques and potential methods of cataloguing various different types of document. 218 more words