Pulling Potatoes

This time last year, we were growing potatoes in hessian recycled coffee sacks in the garden at home.  Upon digging up our first earlies we found tiny (albeit tasty) potatoes and the yield was pretty non existent.  They had been fed and watered and earthed up. They had finished with their beautiful little flowers… And […]

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A Tale of Eaten Brassica

We had a wonderful day getting the first sowing of brassica into open ground a few weeks ago. They had been burning a hole in their pots, getting bigger and bigger. But the ground hadn’t been fully prepared.  Once the soil was dug over, they were put into position and they looked pretty awesome and […]

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A Little Plot Update

Today we made an unscheduled check on the plot to see how things were going. Also, it was a chance to remind ourselves of what the allotment looked liked. Once again, it has felt like ages since we have been able to spend any time there. Apart from a little bit of direct sowing of carrots, beetroot and radishes, everything else has been left to do it’s thing for a little bit whilst we catch up with work based joys.

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Bank Holiday Progress

A bit of a belated post really. Bank holiday weekend seems like a distant memory. In delaying the update, I think I was hoping I could hold onto that bank holiday feeling for a just a little bit longer. But, it’s Friday again now which means the weekend is very nearly here so I don’t need the bank holiday feeling to get me by anymore.

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Good vibes on Good Friday

For the first time in a LONG time, we have time off work. Excited is an understatement. 4 days of doing things together which won’t get interrupted by randomly placed music lessons and emergency call outs to massage injured, aching muscles.  You’d think that we would be relaxing spending quality time together… But, unfortunately for […]

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