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The lone garlic bulb

With the day being a bit steamy, I decided to wait until it was almost dusk to tackle the spot where one of the tomato plants is to go. There were brambles and bluebells to dig out, so I got … Continue reading

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Braving the artichokes

The Jerusalem artichokes have needed digging up for some time now. As it’s been a warm winter and it doesn’t look there will be a freeze any time soon, it seemed likely that if they weren’t harvested in the near … Continue reading

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Yes! Headway at last…..

We got a free swim at work’s pool today, which set us up nicely for a trip to the allotment afterwards. So, I got two workouts in one day 🙂 I knew I would need more than an hour at … Continue reading

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Inbetween the ‘April’ showers

Spring seems to have stalled for the time being. I managed to get my washing out and dried before the first of the showers and that was only because of the bracing wind! However, I had jobs to do, not … Continue reading

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Not enough hours in the day

Not as much done at the allotment as I would have liked but heho! Continue reading

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Eighteen degrees

Another warm and productive day at the allotment. Continue reading

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A different treasure today

While the broad beans might be looking a bit weather beaten, the onions have appeared. Cracking stuff! Continue reading

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