Not quite on the allotment

Looking back at my last post (November last year), it seems ridiculous what I’d planned for this year: Maybe next year I will actually be able to get on and work on those things I had planned for this year! Of course I wasn’t to know that this year would start with health problems meaning […]

A not so filled year of gardening

I set out with great intentions for the allotment this year: work on the allotment once each week get the second raised bed sorted (dug out, soil replaced, replanted) try growing different things this year …and I actually managed none of that. Various things kept cropping up which has meant I’ve not been able to […]

Raspberry Beetle – Not a Six on Saturday

Ok, before we start, I will admit this isn’t a real Six on Saturday… mainly because I have the grand total of three photos, and one topic to type about! But as nobody I’d asked online had come across this before, I’m hoping it’ll make for an interesting read, so welcome to my Not a Six on Saturday!

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National Stationery Week – Make a Note Day

Did you know that today is not only the start of National Stationery Week, but is also Make A Note day? I set out with good intentions each year to write a note in an allotment diary, so I know what was planted when, and how each plant fared on the plot… but I never manage to complete an entire year’s worth of entries – it always fizzles out in May (or sometimes before)!

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