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Allotment Harvest – From July 5th to August 16th

Its been a funny old year at the allotment this year. When I last posted anything about the allotment, we were is a hot spell with a reasonable amount of rain to encourage the crops. However, after that the weather … Continue reading

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Allotment Production

At this time of year, I often wish I kept better records of what is happening at the allotment. I record what I’ve planted/sowed and what I’ve harvested (but not how much), but I don’t know what the weather was … Continue reading

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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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