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The Allotment – June and Early July

Its been about a month since I last posted and in that time the allotment has been doing its wonderful thing of producing fruit and vegetables. The weather this year has been “unhelpful” (to put it mildly). A dry May … Continue reading

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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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Harvest week ending 5th July

At this time of year, I always find it amazing both how quickly things come to harvest and how quickly they finish. Its also the time of the produce glut. Not that we get a lot of any one thing, … Continue reading

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The weeks harvest (June 27th)

This week seems to have seen the start of various things. The weather remains cool and really dry, a couple of days with rain but, in general the surface of the allotment is hard and crusty. Whilst many people around … 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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What to do at the Allotment Now – Composting

When the sun shines, it makes me want to get down to the allotment. The problem is that in early/mid March the sunshine can fool you into thinking that spring has truly sprung but (even though the meteorologists may say … 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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