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The allotment today

29 March 2012

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The allotment looks very ordered at the moment, the spuds are in and earthed up, and the first seed bed is done and warming up in the sun. Next job is to get those sweet peas in and sort out the herb bed. …READ MORE…

Love is….

31 January 2012

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I found this cute seed potato in a bag of rocket first earlies! I just know it will make the tastiest spuds! …READ MORE…

Cone Print

16 January 2012

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So I have been messing about with halftone images and paper cut outs, get yours in the shop.
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Oh my!

8 October 2011

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The big clear up has started! I found myself with a few hours this afternoon so I headed down to the allotment with a big bag of hungarian (rye) grass, a cup of tea and Betty the dog. The kids were at home making fondant fancies for my birthday treat! I cleared one and a half beds, watered the soil before sowing the seed and then scattered it around, hope it works! Betty mainly stared at the floor looking for insects and chewed stones. The beds are now tidyish, the compost heap is bulging, the fancies were large and delicious, the dog is asleep…..a top day. …READ MORE…

Honesty

23 September 2011

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I have been out and about collecting honesty seed which I am going to firstly throw along the sides of the allotment and then sow some in pots with seed compost and cover with grit. I love the papery thin seed heads in autumn and they are addictive when pulling the heads apart to get to the large flat seeds. …READ MORE…