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Allotment Glut – Just for a short while

My old dictionary (a school prize in 1967) defines a glut as “supply exceeds demand”. On that basis, we have had a glut of soft fruit and are now into a glut of vegetables. However, I think that with modern … Continue reading

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Allotment crop – 12th July

We’re visiting the allotment every other day now. I find that this means that I don’t pick the fruit and vegetables before they’re ripe. In the past, by going every day, we’ve ended up picking things before they’re fully ripe … Continue reading

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Gooseberry Jam

We’ve had lots of fruit from the allotment so far this year (Strawberries, Raspberries, Red Currants and lots of Red Gooseberries and Black Currants with the Blackberries and Apples are yet to come). As a result, the freezers are filling … Continue reading

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