Author Archives: PelicanPlants

About PelicanPlants

Growing tomatoes and other vegetables in a greenhouse and at an allotment.

Mid August Review

Definitely a strange year, particularly for the tomatoes. Growing vegetables in the poly tunnel continues to be a success, with the climbing French Beans coming into play after the dwarf beans. However, the plants are really too large (or the … Continue reading

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Mid Year Review – July 2017

Our Allotment and Garden so far – July 2017 Continue reading

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Ducks on the Pond

The ducks are back for the fourt year. Continue reading

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New Year, Restart the Blog

Although its now February, I haven’t been doing much gardening yet but I have some plans as to what I’m going to do in 2017. This means that I start up my blog again, reporting (irregularly) what I’m doing/trying to … Continue reading

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2016 Year’s End at the Allotment

OK, so like many people, the year at the allotment has come to an end and the new year is starting so its time to write a brief review. A quick summary of what I planted where. We have two … Continue reading

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Tomatoes and Allotment September 2016

I realise that its been a while since I reported on my tomatoes and also what has been going on at the allotment. I’ve decided that its not sensible to run two different blogs, particularly since I’m growing tomatoes (successfully) … Continue reading

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Green Bean Relish

What to do with lots of French Beans? Here’s a recipe for green bean relish, something we’ve made before and is well worth the effort. We’ve been away for a couple of weeks and (for the first time) I’m growing … Continue reading

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