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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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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Rust is a disease that more often affects leeks, but it is associated with all Alliums. This means your garlic, onions, leeks and chives are all at risk. It’s is a fungus that generally shows itself in Mid-Summer/Early Autumn (unless you are at our plot)…
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Last week turned out to be one of those weeks. After scheduling hours in at the allotment for most of the week, we didn’t manage to get there once. Personally, I get really disheartened when this happens. You start to doubt whether you have enough time to manage. You see the plots around you slowly developing […]
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Last week was a busy week for all things garden based. However, Monday will forever be known as ‘The Day of the Polytunnel’. We had been waiting a while to order it as, although we needed one, we were unsure where to put it. The delivery came and Jon put it in storage for a […]
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Lately, I have been craving a burger. Not in the sense that I have been craving meat (yuck!) but I have been longing for a slab of flavour in some tasty ciabatta bread. Before we became Vegan, sandwiches were very much on the menu. But now, we have a tendency to avoid them. I think this […]
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Our first post about our first allotment… So, this feels like somewhat of a big deal. Now, where to begin…
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