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Christmas vegetable harvest

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I was pleased with this year's Christmas harvest - much of our Christmas dinner was allotment produce. Continue reading...
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Transplanting shrubs

By Jane Moore in Allotments
Now it's warmed up a little I can finally get on with a few jobs. Continue reading...
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Frost

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I'm really loving this freezing weather. My hands and feet aren't very happy, though, despite my recent investment in 'serious' socks. Continue reading...
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Insulating compost

By Pippa Greenwood in Allotments
The banana skins turn black very quickly, and the local badgers continue to rummage through the heap for potential snacks, but the compost isn't composting. Continue reading...
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Ant invasion

By Jane Moore in Allotments
Listening recently to the Today programme on BBC Radio 4, I was horrified to learn that Lasius neglectus, an invasive ant species, could soon be arriving in British gardens. Continue reading...
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Wet soil

By Jane Moore in Allotments
We currently seem to be getting all possible November weather in one fell swoop. It's an ever-changing merry-go-round of rain, wind, sunshine and frost... Continue reading...
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Composting waste

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I'm considering collecting all my tea bags and potato peelings at home to put on the heap - I could easily add a fetching little compost crock to my Christmas list! Continue reading...
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Writing with daffodils

By Pippa Greenwood in Allotments
I have a deep passion for spring bulbs. They're not the poshest of flowers, but I couldn't bear to live without them - especially daffodils. Continue reading...
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Staking trees

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I've never known rain like it (well, this being the UK, maybe I have). The poor old allotment is saturated, windswept and generally the worse for wear. Continue reading...
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