A week on…

It has been a week since we put out the chilli and tomato plans in the greenhouse, so I went to check up on them yesterday. In hindsight I might have been a bit brave to leave the auto watering systems to their own devices for the first week, but luckily they worked as intended! […]

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Unexpected but welcomed heat

So we are finally through the worst of the weather this Spring, so I am told, and this last weekend saw an explosion of activity down on the allotment. Not just in plant growth, but in people! Some that I had actually yet to say Happy New Year to turned up. We are lucky, our […]

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It’s nearly time…

  Although recent meteorological events point to the contrary… it’s nearly that time of the year where the serious growing begins. All of the seedlings taking refuge in my house will be able to go forth to their final positions. Im 99% sure my wife will be thankful for this. Im having to rub flowers […]

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The season begins

I’ve been playing around with chilli seeds already, but now more plans are afoot.     I used the downtime to do a bit of tidying and building. The garden this year is going to be more productive, thanks to the arrival of a veg trug on the patio. Looking forward to seeing what can be achieved […]

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