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February - Chilli sowings and Chitting my seed potatoes

The 1st of February was a dry and bright day, and the window sills were full of natural light, so I couldn’t wait to look through my Chilli seeds and decide what varieties to sow this year.   274 more words

Flowers From Seed

A break in the weather

Caught a break in the weather this week and spent a glorious day on the allotment on Thursday. It was still early when we first got down there and I got to enjoy seeing the light/shadow effect on the Nasturtium leaves and try to capture the beauty of the water droplets on their surface with my camera.   561 more words


Easter Flower Sowings and Windowsill growing Update

The bit of sunshine that came with our Easter weekend gave me the courage to make some sowings for the Mini-greenhouse, ones that I have been putting off through March waiting for some warmth to make it seem a worthwhile task.  473 more words


February Growing - Chilli's are Up and Auricula's are Out

The windowsill is currently half full as I have added another tray of three Bellboy pots sown with Chilli Seeds. The January Chilli sowings of Monkey Face and Hot Lemon are up and doing well. 491 more words

Flowers From Seed

Jobs done on plot with an Audience!

I had a few things to do on plot yesterday and I got my work done under the scrutinizing gaze of the Farmer’s horses. Both my plots are at the back of our Allotments and you can see the horses through the gaps in the hedges. 657 more words


And Sow it begins...

I really felt that I had made a start this week when I got to sow the first lot of seeds for the year. I sowed two types of Chilli – Monkey Face and Hot Lemon – there will be more types to follow next month. 356 more words

Allotments - What's Growing On Plot

Pumpkin Pie

Oh the glories of Autumn: you got the colourful leaves, the kids have got Halloween to look forward to and I’ve got PUMPKIN PIE! I made this for the first time ever last year with my allotment grown pumpkins and could not believe how beautiful it tasted. 478 more words

Chilli's And Peppers