Monthly Archives: January 2014

The stump

Got a surprise when I went to the allotment today and discovered that the tree stump behind my plot is no more! Continue reading

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Oh yes, I still have a garden!

An unexpectedly good day in the garden, including finding a baby strawberry plant whilst clearing away the ground for vegetables. Continue reading

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What to do with these?

My broad beans seem to be going mad in the damp and overheated livingroom. Now I need to think of a strategy to keep things moving. Continue reading

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Cold, wet and dirty

A bit of re-using and befriending has gone on at the allotment over the past couple of days. Continue reading

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The never-ending dig

This morning, I took part in an experiment to help a PhD student with her research. I don’t of course know what she is looking for, except that it is something to do with physical activity. Thus, I am now … Continue reading

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Too much CSI?

Didn’t expect my allotment to be a repository for landfill but at least it wasn’t a dismembered corpse! Continue reading

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Oh for a conservatory!

Now the asparagus is in, I satisfied my urge to grow by sowing some broad beans today. Continue reading

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Wonder World eradicates a virus

Another enjoyable afternoon on the allotment. Explored the disused patch behind my plot and took home more goodies. Continue reading

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The new food challenge, including broccoli

Runner beans aren’t the new chocolate but purple sprouting broccoli might just make it…. Seeing how much of my own food feeds my daughter and I this year. Continue reading

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Slow living January 2014

Took the train into town for a great day out. And then enjoyed the soup which had been simmering away in the slow cooker. Continue reading

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