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“I’ll drop the kids at school, and I’ll pop down to Plot 26 to check on things. I’ll only be an hour or so…”

They were the words I spoke to the slumbering form of the missus as I left home this morning. 142 more words

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Planting Leeks

I went down to the allotment this morning to plant out some leeks. I’ve recorded a little video, see below, because I thought it might be useful to someone. 79 more words

Garden / Allotment

The Allotment Diary: Catch Up

We have been lucky enough to share an allotment with a wonderful woman named Pat.  A month ago we turned up bleary-eyed (it was a Sunday after all) but ready! 200 more words


Trying Not To Dig The Plot And 30 Minutes Of Weird Weather

On a very dull Tuesday afternoon I thought I’d brave the cold wind and walk across the field to the allotment. On went the woolly hat, quilted coat (over three layers) and the wellies. 384 more words

Tish Farrell Writer

French beans and paper pots

Today I sowed our first lot of French beans. I am hoping to do a second batch in a few weeks.

We tend to grow our beans and cucumbers/courgettes/squashes in biodegradable pots. 93 more words


I would have liked to keep them in the greenhouse a bit longer but as you can see they’ve started to flower and they simply need more room to grow……so we had to reach a compromise…plant them outside but cover them temporarily cause the weather is just so crazy…… 19 more words

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