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Re-CYCLE it!

I wanted to explain more about the cargo bike we’ve recently been working on. The allotment is about ten mins from our house. Often when we go we resort to the car for transportation reasons. 333 more words


Allotment delights*

*Please forgive the introduction of yet another regular subject to this blog, but I am so excited about the allotment that I really want to write about it. 625 more words


Potato Progress

Went to the plot to round up the remaining leeks – with the warm weather I’m concerned they will bolt.  They are now in the fridge trimmed, washed and wrapped in cling film (a fair bit of the greenery got trimmed off).  303 more words


Single bush tea

You may have heard of single estate tea. Well I have gone a step further and made single bush tea – mainly because I only have one tea plant. 174 more words

Allotment Things

It's Twins

We had a quick visit to 5B tonight, just to water and leave some bits in the shed.

We’ve got a few stray tufts of grass we need to get on top of before they get growing and we’ve also got two radish seeds coming through in one of the raised beds. 25 more words


Allotment Plans!

We put our names down for an allotment in October last year, and were very surprised to find we could choose a plot in December. Heads full of plans for endless summer days spent picking peas and eating them fresh from the pod, healthy summer salads with our own beetroot and buttery corn on the cobs, and juicy strawberrys full of flavour (unlike that mass produced supermarket rubbish) we paid our deposit and promptly left it…for about 2 months. 238 more words

Allotment Plan: April

the mountain I mentioned the other day has another important level thus weekend.

The sun is shining!

The plan includes the following:

Seed Potatoes

It’s time for the spuds that we chitted to go in the ground. 188 more words