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Things in my Garden, Part 2.

I have continued to pay attention to and appreciate the small things – and the sunflower, which is continuing to grow and throw up new flower heads. Whilst not taking these pictures, I’ve been harvesting tomatoes, which I’ve then roasted … Continue reading

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How Not to do an Allotment Part 2

If you haven’t read and ignored all my instructions from part one, then go back and read it immediately. You’re not remotely unprepared enough to fail at allotmenteering. If, however, you’ve been there and not done that, read on. June … Continue reading

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Same stuff, different day.

I like taking pictures of stuff in the garden but only usually remember that when I’ve grabbed my camera in an attempt to try and document progress. I’ve been doing a lot of tidying up and tying up of tomatoes … Continue reading

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Stuff in my Garden

Ahead of splitting up my growing collection of plant life between family and allotment, I wandered round the garden this morning with camera in hand. Some things, in particular, I wanted to document, in an attempt not to do things … Continue reading

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The birds and the bees.

Anyone who follows me on Twitter or has read some of this blog will know that I’ve become increasingly fond of the many and varied birds I encourage to visit my garden. So,¬†when I found some weird leaf parcels in … Continue reading

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It is done. (It is so not done.)

It’s taken a while, but finally –¬†finally – there are signs of things growing on the plot which aren’t thistles or comfrey. Last night, I finally managed to plant (just as the sun set) my remaining golden courgettes and a … Continue reading

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How Not to do an Allotment

If you are lucky enough to get yourself an allotment plot, pretty much do the opposite of everything I say here and you should be harvesting veg in no time. Unfortunately, time travel not having been invented yet, I did … Continue reading

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