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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 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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Salad and Fruit

The main crops of the week have been the end of the redcurrants, raspberries, rhubarb, gooseberries (both red and green), the first blackberries, peas (both Mangetout and Podded), courgettes (which still haven’t burst into life but are producing a handful … Continue reading

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Allotment Cropping

Sitting here, looking at the rain makes me grateful that I won’t have to go watering. The allotment is going well with Broad Beans, Peas, Mangetout, Swiss Chard, Lettuce, Broccoli, Potatoes and Courgettes all adding to the number of vegetables … 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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Beginning to crop at the allotment

Whilst everything seems late this year, the crops are beginning to come in. Here is a picture of the first of the red currants (its a child’s hand so they are redcurrant sized and not gooseberry sized). We’ve had a … Continue reading

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