Tag: gardening

Planting Raspberries

Snacking on juicy raspberries warm from the sun is a true joy, Plot 5 now has a raspberry bed and I can’t wait to pick the very first berries, the variety I planted on my allotment is ‘Polka’ which is autumn fruiting. Space is limited on my plot so I can only plant one type

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Happy 1st Plotday!

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Christmas has been and gone but I’m still celebrating, for today marks one whole year since I signed up for my allotment! And what a great year it has been on the allotment, the new year will be even better because I haven’t got this to face! Plot 5 has completely transformed, what was once

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Allotment Book For Beginners

allotment book for beginner

Looking at my bookshelves it’s easy to see I enjoy knowledge of growing food and all things allotment related. I have collected quite a number of allotment and kitchen garden books over the years, some were received as gifts or purchased by myself but most were kindly sent to me to review. Aside from absorbing

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Frosty Morning

A hard frost covered the landscape this morning turning everything it touched white and fluffy, I grabbed my camera and took my dog for her early morning walk. During our walks we pass through the allotments and I always take the opportunity to check my plot. Today I took spent a little longer than usual

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