Tag Archives: onions

Got them all out

Last year, there was one tomato plant. It was quite prolific – but I’m hoping for better this year, having found space dotted around the garden for seven plants in all. The last of them was planted out yesterday, having … Continue reading

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Bolting onions

My curiosity has been piqued by a bolting onion near the pond. I’m not sure I ever planted an onion set in this place, so I’m baffled as to how it ended up here. Perhaps it ended up by the … Continue reading

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Bliss point

At the Old Sleningford workday today all the stresses of the last few weeks were swept away. It was great to be out of doors for an extended period of time, with others, achieving something. We were ostensibly sorting out … Continue reading

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Last of the old

I woke up this morning to sunshine, so as soon as I had dropped my daughter off at school I was out in the garden. After all, at the very least, there were the rest of the onions to plant. … Continue reading

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Nettles, eggs and onions

We couldn’t have wanted for better yesterday. After watching pigeons, blackbirds and sparrows scratching in our garden, we set off for Old Sleningford Farm in North Yorkshire for our monthly volunteers workday. My hands haven’t been feeling too good recently … Continue reading

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Planting onions

Inclement weather and tiredness have prevented me from getting up to the allotment this week but …… I came home this evening from work and was itching to be gardening. So, with a considerable number of onions which came through … Continue reading

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Twelve and a half degrees

After the extended winter last year, I’m not sure if the temperature is normal or not for the time of year. However, it made for a glorious afternoon at the allotment. I was pleased to see that someone has formally … Continue reading

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Who would leave a party to go digging?

Had a busy morning on both the allotment and at the end of course party at work. Continue reading

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Onions in the compost heap

Onions growing in my compost heap – now replanted elsewhere to see what happens! Continue reading

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Spring is in the air

This week we have had snow. It has been cold and there has been disruption – and here are the most amazing flowers I have ever seen, right on my own windowsill. The windowsill is south-facing and we have had … Continue reading

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