What’s in your compost?

It’s been a good while since I have written a blog post.  3 years to be exact… where has that time gone?!  Maybe I’ve just been waiting to write about something worthwhile.  Maybe, I’ve just been distracted by all the pretty pictures on Instagram.  Either way, I’ve written something new and it’s surprising how productive […]

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Rust…and how to deal with it

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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Lemon and Coconut Porridge

We thought we’d start a series of posts with breakfast recipes to set you up for a day on the allotment. Some of these you may even be able to cook at the plot (depending on your shed facilities). The recipes are quick and easy with oodles of flavour. The aim is to fill up […]

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The Polytunnel

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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