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March 2015 Blog Posts (4)

What are you harvesting at the moment?

I am always fascinated to see how differently we all garden.  My neighbour on the allotment likes to clear away everything at this time of year, apart from fruit bushes, and dig the whole allotment over and start off with a blank canvas.  I am still picking curly kale, chard, spinach, leeks, black kale, sprouts, cabbage and caulis. I never seem to have an empty plot. 

Added by Sue Gollop on March 30, 2015 at 22:43 — 5 Comments

Transplanting the Planties

One foot in front of the other…that’s how gardening seems to work. As this is my first real go at planting vegetables and flowers, I haven’t until now realized the importance of gradual growing procedures. Just a couple weeks ago Nick and I got ambitious, probably had one…


Added by Simone Jacqueline on March 30, 2015 at 17:28 — 1 Comment

Some progress of our own

Interested onlookers
It's a pleasure to report some significant progress on the allotment that happened while we…

Added by Lee James on March 24, 2015 at 21:52 — No Comments

The Creativity of Potatoes

My Potatoes have inspired me this past week. 

As I set them out to “chit”, or to sprout their little arms and legs in the cool, dry, semi-spring-like air, I felt a surge of creative energy in my veins. If I can use an old milk-carton, scraps of twine and plastic netting, and a…


Added by Simone Jacqueline on March 17, 2015 at 16:38 — 2 Comments

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