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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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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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