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The Allotment in February

It’s been a while (a long while) since I posted anything much about the allotment. Our winter visits have mainly consisted of feeding, watering and cleaning out the chickens, harvesting the odd parsnip and checking for damage after each of the winter storms. Now, however, our attention has begun to turn to the fast approaching…… Continue reading The Allotment in February

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Pumpkins and Pecking-a July Allotment Update

Now that we are well into summer, harvest time is deliciously close on the allotment. Some crops have even almost finished (the strawberries are at the stage where we are potting up runners and the last few fruits are nibbled whilst we go for our watering and weeding visits). The rain last week has filled…… Continue reading Pumpkins and Pecking-a July Allotment Update

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The Allotment in June 

The allotment is an awesome place in June, the light evenings make for pleasant after tea chicken tending trips, and everything is growing at top speed. (Unfortuantely that includes the weeds!) Most of the planting is done and the jobs mainly consist of weeding, watering and maintenance. It’s also quite an exciting month as several…… Continue reading The Allotment in June