Category Archives: Allotment

Sunday’s Shots from the Plots

I had a much needed break over Xmas and – even though the weather was lovely and sunny for a couple of days – did no work on the plots. My cunning plan for checking progress this year is going … Continue reading

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Five things Friday

Technically it’s just tripped over into Saturday but we’ll ignore that! It’s the weekend. HUZZAH!  My team were off stick today and I hope they’ve not infected me with their various lurgies! I had a couple of days out of … Continue reading

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AWOL and allotmenting

For various reasons I’ve been reading but not posting the last couple of weeks. My allotments are still surviving. The smaller Rose Avenue plot has delivered a fine crop of red currants the potatoes are ready to start harvesting the … Continue reading

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Allotment – Tamworth Farm

May was very busy (holiday in Wales and visit to Plas Cadnant), fairly stressful time at work and two Teddy Thompson gigs so I’ve still not planted anything on my second plot. I’m hoping I may get some autumn veggies … Continue reading

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Allotments – updates!

Last weekend was a little cold and grey but I headed down to the site anyway.  I spent most of my time on the new plot at Tamworth Farm, mainly because I wanted to get a good dose of weedkiller … Continue reading

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Allotment – Tamworth Farm

This is the new plot I’ve taken on. Out allotment site is made up of three areas – Rose Avenue (with smaller starter plots which was brought back into cultivation in 2013) and Tamworth Farm and the Horseshoe which have been … Continue reading

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Allotment – Rose Avenue

This is my original plot at Rose Avenue 7m x 5m to give an overall 35 square metres. The crudely drawn white lines (I have MS Paint and am not afraid to use it) show the boundaries. The black compost … Continue reading

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