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June 2014 Blog Posts (12)

Plot 65: A Tour

Yesterday was spent pottering and picking. Weeds were trimmed and everything that needed it watered - we've had a really dry spell lately - before the fun bit of liberating food from the ground …

Added by Lee James on June 29, 2014 at 14:11 — No Comments

Last chance to make elderflower cordial for this year...

If you look hard, you can still find the last few flowerheads of elderflower. I managed to get a batch made yesterday with my four-year-old; we called it Last Chance Cordial. Full recipe…


Added by Alderandash on June 24, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments

Fruition Ignition!

And so finally the harvest begins. It feels like this point has taken longer to get to than in previous years, but looking here and …

Added by Lee James on June 21, 2014 at 23:53 — 1 Comment

Prepping my veg plants for a week alone

Before we disappeared to Portugal I knew I needed to put in some prep work so my veg plants would survive. For the greenhouse there were plastic bottle personal reservoirs and for the tomatoes there was a wet towel.

Did it work? You bet it did - see here for more details:

The only downside was something… Continue

Added by Life at 139a on June 19, 2014 at 9:07 — No Comments

A Tale of Two Potato Patches

Spuds in flower
No allotmenteering for us this weekend gone as we were away in Scarborough (of which more in due…

Added by Lee James on June 16, 2014 at 15:27 — No Comments

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