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Sunshine On A Saturday

4B had a makeover today thanks to Mr C and the Curly One and a tonne of decorative bark. Mr C had finished putting wooden edges on the beds on 4B last night so I’m sure you’ll agree there’s been a huge transformation on the plot we took over in September 2015. 206 more words

Allotment And Garden

new garden bed

I forgot to take a photo before we started to dig up this new garden bed for corn and pumpkin. It has previously been overgrown with knee-high length grass and dandelions as well as moss, nettles and wild garlic. 158 more words

Happily Ever After

Once upon a time there was a small, barren patch of land in a field in North County Dublin. This square of muck was unloved and unworked, yearning for a gardener to come along and tend to it. 991 more words


Planting Out Cucurbits

I’m pleased to say that my allotment is starting to look very much like an allotment once again! After spending the last few¬† months dormant and covered in black plastic sheeting, the majority of the vegetable beds are now filled with thriving young plants and future harvests. 287 more words


how time flies

Two months seem to have flown by. A lot has been going on with us getting our house on the market, putting an offer on the house we wanted – which was accepted, eventually getting some viewings and an offer which we accepted and going through the process of organising everything, forms upon forms and stress mounting. 1,369 more words


Mass planting

I was away last weekend and am away the next one, so pencilled in today as the day for moving practically everything that’s been growing on windowsills and patios up to the plot and plant. 182 more words


Planting and Harvesting on the Allotment

The allotment feels like it’s reached that point in the year where there is going to be a regular supply of veg coming from it. I walked around this morning, and was surprised to see just how much things have grown in just a couple of days. 413 more words

Garden / Allotment