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  1. A day of much shovelling

    by , 04-11-2012 at 05:40 PM
    An unexpected afternoon at the allotment today.

    Seeing as the manure deliveries have dried up I went to the local farm and did a bit of shovelling courtesy of the local horses and aided by a rather fabulous rooster and his gang of chicks.

    Filled the car and off I went to spread the joy, however the joy doesn't spread very far so I foresee a lot of future shovelling. I must take something for the gang to peck at next time.

    I also harvested this years' ...
  2. Onwards

    by , 27-10-2012 at 06:41 PM
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    Finished off making my new bed today. We had a bit of a frost down here so it was a lovely sunny day.

    A gave it a bit of a dig over as we'll but will be filling it full of manure ready for next years pumpkins.

    Finally also got round to planting my garlic too. I'm trying the variety Marco this year which is a strong white skinned variety. I really fancy trying some of the pinkish varieties as well so I will have to see if I can ...
  3. Transformation begins

    by , 21-10-2012 at 07:43 PM
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    The transformation begins! This bed wasn't really working very well, the soil was rubbish and nothing was really growing properly.

    It's now going to be one big bed and house all the squash. Hopefully will be having a play at growing them upwards.

    Next thing to tackle is those over hanging trees. Battle to commence with the council.
  4. Wormery

    by , 17-03-2011 at 04:27 PM
    Very exciting day as I just started off my wormery with refesher kit which came this morning.

    Let hope my 150 worms settle well into their new home and start munching away.

    The Ipiggle has also been given the all clear from the vets so he's been allowed to go out again.
  5. The hungary gap

    by , 11-03-2011 at 09:59 AM
    Not bought a book for a least a day so I've invested a tenner in that Hungary Gap one in Feb's issue.

    Lovage anyone?

    I think Im going to work on the DIY beehive I saw advertised somewhere as well.

    Hoping to get to the lottie this weekend as well - no doubt rain will stop play
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