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Tidying the shed

By Jane Moore in Allotments
If your shed is anything like mine, it could probably do with a jolly good clear out. My shed becomes the repository for all sorts of bits and bobs through the summer months... Continue reading...
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Frost

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I was starting to wonder if we would get a frost this October. The weather's been so meek and mild of late, with winter looking a far way off. Continue reading...
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Drying onions

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I've been drying out onions to prepare them for storage. This batch was lifted - from sodden beds - during the non-stop rains of late July, then spread in a single layer on crates and mushroom boxes in the shed. Continue reading...
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Composting

By Jane Moore in Allotments
It may have been a lousy summer for growing many crops but the wet weather bodes well for my compost. Continue reading...
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Sweet peas

By Jane Moore in Allotments
A bunch of sweet peas is far better than any air freshener, and the pastel colours are simply enchanting. Continue reading...
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My video blog at Gardeners' World Live

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I'm here at BBC Gardeners' World Live in Birmingham...I'm on Joe's allotment...I thought I'd check out what the competition was like. Continue reading...
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Purple sprouting broccoli

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I love the first harvest of the new season - it's so welcome after the long dark winter. Continue reading...
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Digging and not digging

By Jane Moore in Allotments
At this time of year, gardeners and plot holders take advantage of any dry, sunny weather to improve the soil and get their beds ready for planting. Continue reading...
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Chitting potatoes

By Jane Moore in Allotments
If you ask me, there's very little that beats home-grown potatoes from the plot. They're so easy to grow... and produce an abundance of lovely spuds throughout the season. Continue reading...
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Compost

By Jane Moore in Allotments
We're having a grim January, with rain, rain and more rain and the plot is something of a quagmire. Continue reading...
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