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Park Farm allotment tour

On Sunday a handful of us braved the cold, drizzly winter morning to take a tour of Folkestone’s Park Farm allotments, a large established allotment site run by… 510 more words


As I have several empty read raised beds, I didn’t want yet another one which was left uncultivated so have decided to plant Garlic for the winter.

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Raised Beds

Allotment Adventures: Planning for the spring

I haven’t been to the allotment yet this year! Every weekend we make plans to go, it pours down with rain and that stops play. Last time I was there it looked pretty bleak. 1,383 more words


Rhubarb stems are starting to grow

I am a little surprised to see the rhubarb already. Small stems and tiny shoots growing out of the central rhizome… I guess that is normal. 120 more words

Don't settle, eat the best!

I bought a sandwich and as I sat down to eat it, the first thing I did was remove the tomatoes. My husband looked at me baffled and said “I thought you liked tomatoes love?” 852 more words

Allotment 2017 - Day 1

Today we went to the allotment for the first time this year. We harvested the last of the parsnips in the ground and managed to plant some garlic too. 59 more words


With an Axe ...

On a recent run up to the allotment I am reminded of a song my grandmother would smile at when it came on the “wireless” when I was a lot, lot younger. 511 more words