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January vegetable gardening

January should be a time when you can put your feet up in front of the fire and not worry too much about the...

Home-grown vegetables – what to do with the surplus

It's been a crazy year down at the vegetable plot with all the seasons out of kilter. Long periods of dry, cold weather, sudden...

Next year’s allotment plan

So much for this year's growing.  I am now starting to think actively about next year's allotment plan. I will certainly put in another...

Successes and failures in the allotment

We are now well into October, and a good time to think about the successes and failures in the allotment. It's only 4 months...

Our annual horticultural show

People have been reminding me for the past weeks that the annual village horticultural show will be coming up at the end of August....

Midnight musings on Mother Earth

It is the nature of Man to despise what is most precious. In America they call it dirt. In England we call it soil. Neither...

Allotment – month two update

A bare two months since I took over the allotment and first put fork to ground.  Since then I've had to dig  over the...

Rain,rain,rain

Frustrating time down at the allotment. What with all the wet weather it’s been impossible to get on with clearing the whole plot so my...