Monthly Archives: February 2012

Broccoli Sprouting Purply!

Broccoli Sprouting Purply!

It’s almost a year since we sowed the seed, but our purple sprouting broccoli has finally become broccoli sprouting purply!

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Are Sheffield City Council’s planned allotment rent increases illegal?

Sheffield City Council is planning to more than double allotment rents in 2013. Rent (which excludes water charges) will go from £13/year to £30/year for small plots, from £18.30/year to £42.50/year for medium plots, and from £23.70/year to £65/year for … Continue reading

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And they’re off…

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The first seeds of 2012 are just starting to germinate. These are Early Onward peas, sown in compost-filled toilet roll inners.

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