Monthly Archives: June 2013

Mangetout Peas

Today we picked the first sensible quantity of mangetout peas. Out in the rain (stamping on slugs) and picking ready for tea. Quite a few didn’t make it back inside being eaten by our grandson whilst he was picking. We … Continue reading

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Beginning to crop at the allotment

Whilst everything seems late this year, the crops are beginning to come in. Here is a picture of the first of the red currants (its a child’s hand so they are redcurrant sized and not gooseberry sized). We’ve had a … Continue reading

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Father’s Day – Battle of Britain

This I just had to add. Yesterday was Father’s Day in the UK so we went off for a walk around Carsington Water with my daughter and grandson. Whilst we were sitting having our sandwiches for lunch in the middle … Continue reading

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Everything’s Growing !!

Over the last couple of weeks, it seems that summer has really arrived. The allotment is now “full” with Courgettes, Winter Squash, Sweetcorn, Carrots, Beetroot, Parsnips, Swiss Chard, Onions, Potatoes, Peas, French Beans, Brassicas, Broad Beans, Lettuce, Kohl Rabi, Garlic, … Continue reading

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Early June – Bright Sunshine and lovely weather

June arrives with brilliant weather and we’ve spent several hours in the garden. While I was planting my tomatoes (go to our websiteblog to see more about this) the better half decided that now was the right time to have … Continue reading

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