No Waste Vegan Green Pesto

We’ve been busy at the allotment and generally in life.  Hence, the minimal blog posts lately. Since we started growing our own food and looking after the plot, it has become more and more apparent that we want to edge towards a no waste lifestyle.  With this in mind, we have started to try and […]

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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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