Category Archives: Vegetables

Wordless Wednesday 27/2/13 – Rhubarb

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Malvern Autumn Show – its all about the veg

I have spent today at the Malvern Autumn Show with my eldest son (21) and my niece (7).  It is interesting how visiting these shows with different people gives you a whole different viewpoint.  The Autumn Show used to be … Continue reading

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Dear John…..

Yesterday I read a lovely post on WellyWoman’s blog which was a Love Letter to her allotment written especially for National Allotment Week. WW’s plot is exactly the same size as mine and like  me she  has  had it  for … Continue reading

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Lurking in the greenhouse

I seem to have finally got my gardening mojo back – well almost – thanks to some visits to very inspiring gardens.  I don’t think I am alone in struggling to be interested in the  garden this year especially with … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse Year – July 2012

  Not much has changed in the greenhouse over the last month.  The light levels and temperatures have been lower than normal and this has held things back.  I have been using the greenhouse to protect many of my succulents … Continue reading

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Courgettes are Go!

Its July down the allotment and despite the rain and low temperatures we have been having it’s not doing too bad.  As you can see the courgettes have started to fruit.  The one above is Courgette Floridor and I have … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Harvest Day – June 2012

I have been doing regular posts on the allotment but I thought it might be interesting to join in with the Garden Bloggers Harvest Day meme hosted by Barbie and Christine. However, despite it being June the cold weather we … Continue reading

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Allotment Year – April 2012

I had a very soggy visit to the allotment yesterday.   It was a case of having to go as I hadn’t visited for just over a week and as I am away next weekend it would be another 7-8 days … Continue reading

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Of Cabbages and well…..

…….cabbages really – not a King to be seen anywhere.  Anyway the point of the title of this post is that I have been a little disgruntled recently, well in fact for about a month, about my cabbages at the … Continue reading

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Day 10 in Sproutapouch

I have been tardy in updating on the success of the Sproutapouch, hence the poor photograph for which I apologise. As you can see the seeds have really sprouted.  In fact I think it was day 5 that I came … Continue reading

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