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Reach for the sky

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I'm always rather staggered by Jerusalem artichokes. Firstly, by their impressive and evocative name....secondly, by their sheer size! Continue reading...
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King of cabbages

By Jane Moore in Grow & eat
I know I keep banging on about cabbages but they are just about the best crops I have grown this year...I've got cabbages coming out of my ears (strange thought!) Continue reading...
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Rich pickings

By Jane Moore in Allotments
It suddenly feels like summer is gone! The days are shorter almost overnight and there's that autumnal nip in the air. There was even a frost here the other day. Continue reading...
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Plants by post

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I can't believe it's September already! There's even a hint of autumn in the air, the holly berries are starting to turn and there have been heavy dewfalls overnight as well. Continue reading...
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Annual allotments week

By Jane Moore in Allotments
What a great chance to check out what other plotters are doing nearby! Events will be going on all over the country as part of this annual allotments week so keep your eyes on the local press for details. Continue reading...
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Purple-sprouting passion

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I'm busily into planting up all the winter and spring crops - all my brassicas including kale, cabbages and purple-sprouting broccoli. Continue reading...
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Summer's here!

By Jane Moore in Allotments
This week it's looking like summer at last! I think we're all getting some sun and, boy, is it a welcome sight. Continue reading...
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Carrot crisis

By Jane Moore in Grow & eat
This season I simply can't get carrots to germinate! I've sown and sown and sown - yes three times! And still I only get one or two carrots growing each time. Continue reading...
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Reap what you sow

By Jane Moore in Allotments
I think I've talked Paul, my partner, into giving me a hand, with the old "as you sow, so shall you reap" reminder that if he wants a garage full of produce come the autumn, we'd better get it all in the ground now. Continue reading...
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