Author Archives: Karen

Blackberries and blackcurrants

Perfect planting and growing conditions. New bed filled with manure today, where the Ash trees have made a space for us. The blackcurrants my brother’s wife gave us are planted (given by her brother!); as you said allotment keepers are … Continue reading

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Water!

and the bees are buzzing around - its going to be spring!

They say it never rains but it pours – now the heavens have opened and flooded the site and the council has turned on the water taps – hurrah! We just need to get an attachment to connect the hose … Continue reading

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Drought!

As the council wont turn the water taps on until the last frosts have gone we had a problem this week! A beautiful sunny week equals a dry and dusty allotment! Karen has spent most of the week begging water … Continue reading

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Making the Paths

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Amazing how satisfying it is to make paths!

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