January round up

While most people love nothing more than snuggling up with toastie toes in front of a roaring fire during January, I love nothing more in sub zero temperatures than getting outside on the Allottment! Seriously bracing but a gloriously quiet time, normally the only people around are a few die hards who are as mad […]

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Lost… one mojo!

I lost my writing mojo at the back end of last year. One minute it was there and then POOF… it was gone. It’s funny really as most of the blogs I regularly read are made up of personal stories and tales of adventure but when it comes to mine, I’ve realised it’s largely influenced […]

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Winter food

One of the best additions to our plot has been a little squirrel proof bird feeder. I chose ours because I wanted something to hold meal worms and suet pellets and it was recommended by the RSPB. It was actually my husbands birthday pressie but it has given us both so much pleasure over the past year. […]

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Busy!

What a busy month September was! Here’s what I’ve been up to.

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It’s been a great year!

Earlier this year I decided that this was going to be The year I became an accomplished carrot grower! Sounds funny I know, and its not exactly in my top three life goals, but I’ve never quite mastered growing a good carrot which bothered me! After a slow start and a few failed attempts the […]

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Climbing beautifully

Earlier this year I attended a wicker weaving course with the aim of making a garden obelisk. I’d always wanted one and the opportunity to require the skills to make my own, now and in the future really appealed to me. The half day course cost £35 and it was great fun. There is no doubt they […]

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Aint nothing like the real thing!

I only managed a very brief visit to the plot last bank holiday weekend as we were out of town. Just about enough time needed to harvest a few crops (I’ve already told you of the potato disaster!) and shore up the cucumber support the recent wind had ravaged! As regular as clockwork a couple […]

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