Tag Archives: polytunnel

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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Sowing and Planting at the Allotment

Its been 10 days since my last post and the garden and allotment are really bursting into spring. The weather is still very variable (with a frost last night and heavy rain yesterday) but the sun is bright and warm. … Continue reading

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Lettuces, Sowing & Harvesting

Surprising as it may seem, I like growing my own lettuces. Like many home grown fruit and vegetables, I think they taste better than ones from the supermarket. The problem is making them last all (or nearly all) year. I … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung – digging the allotment

Well, after months of wet around the country, spring has started in the East Midlands. The bluetits are looking in the birdboxes, the crows are balancing sticks in the trees trying to make nests and the insects are buzzing and … Continue reading

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