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  1. Planning post puddles

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  3. With April, come the showers.

    by , 09-04-2012 at 03:37 PM
    With the country in the throes of a drought, youd think that April showers were something of a God send. Finally, the arid earth of the hobbitland allotment would be quenched. The easter weekend passed with the lotment being left to its own devices; I was elsewhere, but it was most definitely at the fore of mind. The plan had been to use Easter Monday to sink potatos. Alas, the April showers suggested other things ought to be done.

    It was grim this morning, when the curtains were ...
  4. Surviving the Siberian beast from the east

    by , 05-02-2012 at 12:46 PM
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    Well, it is nearly half term, and I've not really had much opportunity to go play. There have been a couple of hours here and there, when I have been along and shuffled around. Last weekend, I did go and dig over what will be the pumpkin patch after having gone to the Ryton 'tato day-where I bumped into the lovely VVG and Zazen. I naively ignored the advice to stretch ...
  5. The first three months, and so it was Christmas

    by , 01-01-2012 at 05:57 PM
    Getting the plot:
    The effort, the time.

    Getting a plot on an allotment is a both exciting and nerve wracking experience. There is so much more than can be actualised, in comparison to using Pops backgarden with plastic pots. With Early September,came 88 metres squared of allotment at the local site. The very last site, the patch of which I have half was covered in weeds. Thankfully, in some respects, the weeds had been treated. So all that remained to be done was clearing ...
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