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Growing parsnips

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I've just lifted the last few parsnips from the plot. It's always a sad time, as it's so long until we can eat any more. Continue reading...
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Weedkiller in manure: update

By Jane Moore in Allotments
It's this time of year when the allotments become a frenzy of activity. Everyone is digging, composting and manuring like mad. Continue reading...
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Roman remains on the allotment

By Jane Moore in Allotments
...beneath the allotment site it's highly likely that there is a Roman villa, complete with a tessellated pavement. Continue reading...
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Allotment planning

By Jane Moore in Allotments
At last, the plot is free of snow. It's time to get down to some serious preparations for spring. Continue reading...
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Snow

By Jane Moore in Allotments
... I got some great shots of a bird's footprints in the snow but I'm not sure I can identify the bird! Continue reading...
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Pecked by pigeons

By Jane Moore in Allotments
After my shame-faced confession of last week, I thought I'd better get up the plot and see how everything was doing. Continue reading...
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Distractions from gardening

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I have a confession to make: I haven't been up to the plot for a week or so and, what's more I can't see me getting up there for the next week or two either... Continue reading...
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Fig trees

By Jane Moore in Allotments
...the fig tree has happily spent the last few years in a terracotta pot in my sunny back garden, but now it needs a bit more room. Continue reading...
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Cold spell

By Jane Moore in Allotments
What a freezing start to 2009 it's been. It's absolutely perishing down here in Bath and must be almost unbearable further north, or east for that matter. Continue reading...
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New year's resolutions

By Jane Moore in Allotments
The long chilly winter evenings are ideal for looking back on the year and reflecting on its triumphs and disasters. Continue reading...
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