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The Maternity shed

The labour suite

The shed up at the house is starting to look like a plant maternity ward. I’ve just got the Dwarf Beans and the Cucumber seeds in the propagator whilst pricked out I’ve got the lettuce, Beetroot, and two mystery seeds, I think one might be carrot but I’m not sure. 270 more words


An Oasis of calm.

I have to be honest and say that patience is not my strong point. Despite my working life being dictated my patience and patients if you’ll excuse the pun I myself can get quite agitated. 211 more words


One man and his shed.

What is it with men and sheds? We covert them, envy them and, most of all we want ours to be the best. My shed was perhaps the only decent thing that was done to the allotment. 353 more words


Plot 12.

After five years of waiting, I finally received the call to say that if I was still interested then there was an allotment available. Of course, being forty-five and therefore felt it only right that I should begin practicing for my obligatory mid-life crisis I was quick to accept even before having viewed the plot. 256 more words


Seed to Sapling

Two years ago I put together a ‘year in cross stitch’ where I documented all the cross stitch projects that I had worked on during the year. 938 more words



No jobs planned for this morning’s visit – it was a quick lightening of a visit to pick up some plant pots so I ca pot on my seedlings at home. 121 more words


Hello & welcome to my first Blog post!

Firstly, let me introduce myself.. my name is Nadine, I’m 33 years young and I am addicted to vegetables.

Please join me for my second year growing fruits and vegetables on my allotment! 416 more words