allotments

National Allotments Week 2021

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I am surprised and embarrassed to note that the last time I wrote on TFG’s blog was back in January. Where have the last […]

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Baby steps (towards spring)

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Every weekend is pretty much the same during the lockdown. A time to catch up on sleep, to read, phone friends and family, make […]

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Whatever the Weather

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Since the end of August the garden has taken one battering after another. In Broadstairs we have experienced gales from every point on the […]

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Glut Instinct

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“Growing your own produce is great if you want no food, then 400 tomatoes, then nothing, then 120 cucumbers, then nothing, then 3 carrots that […]

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And So It Begins…

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It is official, we won’t go hungry this summer! Harvesting on the allotment has well and truly begun, especially the crop of courgettes, and […]

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The Plot Thickens…

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I have been meaning to write an update on the allotment for a little while now. While reading the previous chapter, I am wondering […]

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Garden Diary: April 2020

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April was a bittersweet month. Among many positives were the beautiful weather and being able to spend extra time in the garden with The […]

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Allot of Social Distancing

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If there can be any positive from the current worldwide situation it is the time that we now have at our disposal. We can […]

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Garden Diary: March 2020

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Who could have predicted that the Month of March would end as it did? Over the course of two weeks our daily routines changed […]

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We’ve Bean Busy

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Since last I wrote we’ve had to endure a succession of winter storms which have hampered efforts to get on the plot and get […]

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Horse Power

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We took on our new allotment exactly one month ago. As time marches on, we are happy in the knowledge that with each and […]

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Seedy Thoughts

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There’s not much that January is good for, apart from cosying-up by the fire, drinking the Christmas drinks cabinet dry and browsing seed catalogues. […]

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