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Seedlings and onion sets

By Jane Moore in Allotments
All the shallots and onions I planted are sprouting away happily. And only a few of them have popped out of the ground and needed pushing back. That always happens with sets, doesn't it? Continue reading...
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Laura's allotment

By Jane Moore in Allotments
Bank holiday weekend was a bit of a blur, it went by so quickly. I didn't spend it on my allotment I'm rather sad to say, especially as the weather was so lovely. Continue reading...
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More seed sowing

By Jane Moore in Allotments
The parsnips should have been in weeks ago I know, along with the beetroot, turnips swedes and so forth. But it's not the end of the world - my first crops will either be a bit later than everybody else's or I'll harvest a few baby vegetables. Continue reading...
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Weeds on the allotment

By Jane Moore in Allotments
The weeds are growing like mad this year. They seem to love the combination of spring showers and sunshine we've been having lately. Sadly, the fine weather is having as positive effect on the weeds as it is on me. Continue reading...
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Sowing seeds indoors

By Jane Moore in Allotments
The wet weekend was far more suited to sowing seeds indoors than pluckily plodding on outside. Continue reading...
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Growing onions and shallots

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I haven't grown shallots for a few years, so am looking forward to the results. Continue reading...
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Growing potatoes and onions

By Jane Moore in Allotments
My main crop bed is already prepared. I dug it over and raked in blood, fish and bone. Continue reading...
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Planting potatoes

By Jane Moore in Allotments
This week ... a small impromptu conference took place on my plot to discuss the weighty topic of potatoes. Continue reading...
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Sowing seeds

By Jane Moore in Allotments
Although the soil is warming up nicely I'm determined not to sow too early. It's easy to get lulled into a false sense of security at this time of year. Continue reading...
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Mangetout and sugar snap peas

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I'm already flouting my New Year resolution to abstain from growing crops that require regular picking. Continue reading...
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