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At 10 degrees….

I hope the butternut squash I planted out the other day will survive the complete change in the weather. Today has been 20 degrees C cooler than last week, so even though I hardened off the little plant shown above, … Continue reading

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Coriander crop

Originally, I had thought I would get mountains done in the garden yesterday. Little did I know that online Christmas shopping would be more time-consuming than actually taking the train into town and physically going round the shops. But I … Continue reading

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One onion plot cleared

After thinking I might have onion white rot the other day, I decided this evening to harvest all of the onions in the patch where I discovered the rotten one. They may not technically be ready but it would be … Continue reading

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Easy tunnel up

Just had an amazing afternoon at the allotment! Thanks to a friend, my daughter was picked up from school and has no doubt been having a wonderful time playing with her friend while I have had some much valued me … Continue reading

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Companion planting: fennel and tomato

The gorgeous fennel appears to have been having a negative effect on the tomatoes. Continue reading

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The month of chard (and other leaves)

    Over the last week or so my garden has changed shape… the broad beans and onions – and the potatoes which had grown by chance in the same patch of ground – came out and last weekend the … Continue reading

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After a few days….

Apparently, my local reservoirs are now 98% full, if not overflowing, after all the recent rainfall, which is not only good news but makes up for the difficulty in being productive in the garden over the last few days. Some … Continue reading

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