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Storm Doris Aftermath

Storm Doris hit the UK yesterday. The middle of the Country was probably the worst affected area, but we had some pretty wicked winds here (much worse than when I last wrote about a storm). 175 more words

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Allotment in Winter

Our visits at the allotment during Winter are infrequent. The cold weather dampens even the most enthusiastic gardeners. So we visited maybe twice a month and for very short periods of time. 205 more words


Winter Walks

A stunning walk through Ashton Court in Bristol this weekend reminded me to make the most of the bare beauty of the Winter landscape before it transforms in Spring.   293 more words

Cut Flower Gardening

I'll be at the Allotment

On a recent visit to Manchester, my friend recommended we visit a bar she’d been meaning to try out for some time. Having already been to a dodgy bar that served steins and had sticky tables and ending up in Nando’s for supper because we failed to book a table on a Saturday night (rookie we know!) everyone was hoping for somewhere a bit different. 191 more words


SLUG WARS: Episode 1 -The Slimy Menace

Most gardeners and allotmenteers at some point in their gardening life will have a problem with slugs!

Well that is probably an understatement as we probably have a problem with slugs most of the time! 1,714 more words


Allotment Adventures: As ready as we can be right now..

Last Saturday was a beautiful day and Ma and I were back at the allotment. This warmer (11C) and sunnier weather encourages seeds to flourish and while there may yet be frosts, our last frost dates are the end of April after all, and it’s not warm enough to sow our seeds, weeds never sleep! 688 more words


The Allotment in February

For the first time this year, I have been to the allotment. Mr C has made several visits over the winter so it was exciting to see the difference and admire his hard work. 962 more words