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Garlickers get ready

Thanks to the Garlickers – Gayle, Garry, Gordon, Gen (is there a trend here?), Julie, Julie, Julia and Janet (another trend?) we have all the garlic bagged and ready for selling at… 223 more words

Community Garden Activities

Waxwings and Workhorses...

Over the last four weeks me and Mrs Dirt-digger have been busy transporting and transplanting our fruit bushes, brambles, rhubarb and apple trees from a plot in the garden where we formerly worked an allotment to our new plot in a new location. 459 more words

Allotment Gardening


Like I had written before, I took photographs of what I ate. The interesting stuff mostly (also when I remembered to).

I had asked my mother, … 100 more words


This month in the garden...

I have definitely been having a bit of a slump in the garden just recently. This occasionally happens, even to obsessive gardening types like me: you just sort of get out of the habit, somehow. 973 more words


Broad beans update 1

I’m glad that we planted broad beans in November. It’s so nice to see a new shoot growing when it’s  cold and there is practically nothing much to do gardening-wise. 43 more words

Broad Beans

First day of the month - and year!

Yes, there is a difference between the start of December and the start of January in the garden. More broad beans have sprouted, more garlic bulbils have sprouted, chard and rocket have been cut down (the latter didn’t last as long as in previous years). 70 more words


Week 9 - slightly delayed, but better late than never!

Week 9 got postponed by a week or two, due to illness.  But I’m not doing this blog as a calendar view, it’s as it actually happens – but you probably noticed that already, right!?!  168 more words

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