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Thieves, a random chicken and frogspawn hunting

We decided to have a little bonfire at our allotment this morning. We have a huge pile of hedge cuttings in the middle of our allotment, that we cut down prior to nesting season. It's mostly brambles and hawthorn, and I am really conscious of the children playing near it as it's really spiky and [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Journal|0 Comments

Avoiding blackfly on broadbeans.

A crafty little (nature loving) plan to avoid blackfly on broadbeans. An early cropping variety The variety that we have chosen is and heratige variety called 'Karmazyn'. Its an early-to-mid cropping variety, so hopefully will have reached maturity before the blackfly really come into force in July. The beans are an unusual rose-pink coloured beans [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Journal|0 Comments

Seed Potatoes

It is time to shop for seed potatoes! I love this time of year, and choosing our potatoes really marks the beginning of a new growing season. Last year we didn’t manage a huge potato harvest as our allotment was flooded until May and we had a really late start to the growing season! We [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Journal|0 Comments