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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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Cropping at the Allotment

Over the last week or so, the fruit and vegetables at the allotment have started to come through and (at last) I am spending more time cropping than sowing/planting/weeding. We’ve had several trays of strawberries but, unfortunately, I think that … Continue reading

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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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