Tag Archives: Allotment

How will the Tomatoes fare this year?

A few weeks back I though that we were going to have a nice Summer and that the seasons were going to behave and allow crops to develop normally. Looking at the weather report for the weekend it’s seeming that … Continue reading

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Time to sow seeds whilst the sun shines…

We made use of the warmer weather today to make a start on sowing some seeds at our allotment. A trip to a local garden centre was first port of call, with potting compost a priority, as well as some … Continue reading

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It’s National Allotments Week.

As I mentioned in my previous post, today marks the start of National Allotments Week, organised by The National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners Ltd. (NSALG). According to their website created for this event (http://thehorticulturalchannel.info/nationalallotmentweek): “National Allotments Week is a … Continue reading

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National Allotments Week (8th to 14th August)

Monday 8th August marks the start of National Allotments Week, organised by The National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners Ltd. (NSALG). According to their website created for this event (http://thehorticulturalchannel.info/nationalallotmentweek): “National Allotments Week is a celebration of the british … Continue reading

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West Malling Farmers’ Market

I finally did it! I managed to schedule my diary correctly and turned up to West Malling Farmers’ Market today. It was a lovely sunny day and there were plenty of people in attendance – it was rare to see … Continue reading

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ClickGreen report that global warming boosts trees’ ability to store carbon

Now that I’ve found the fabulous website www.ClickGreen.org.uk I have read another article that got me thinking. The article covers the results of a 7-year study at Harvard Forest in central Massachusetts, in which a section of the forest (about one-quarter … Continue reading

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Allotment progress

It seems like ages since we’ve had any rain and it means we’re eeking all the water we can out of our water butts. We’ve added two more butts that we purchased at auction, positioning them to collect water from … Continue reading

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