Weekend update – The rough and the smooth….

I recently discovered not everything works out as expected in the life of an allottmenteer. Some crops fail, some crops thrive and some just REALLY surprise you! My surprise came in the shape of the potatoes. Well, where shall I start….let’s say it’s not gone quite to plan…! The potential was there…. But… this is […]

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One potato, two potatoes

This year I have been experimenting with an extra early potato variety called Lady Christ. Back in January when I ordered my seed potatoes, the plan was to be eating a big plate of home grown finest by early June but having delayed planting due to bad weather until early April which I wrote about […]

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My favourite!

The weekend saw us planting spuds…. finally. I’ve mentioned before that potatoes are my favourite vegetable so it warms my heart to know that they grow pretty well on the plot. Result! Like many allotmenteers it’s a tradition to plant potatoes Easter weekend but storm Katie had other plans this year and we had to rethink […]

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