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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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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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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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