Category Archives: peas

fresh and tasty

Such a pleasure; first the picking… And then the eating!

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what I learned this year

As I shovelled this year’s precious harvest of compost from the bin to mulch the raised beds, I pondered the allotment year that’s ending and what I have learned: >> The no-dig method has completely won me over, supported by … Continue reading

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ah, now I remember what it’s all for!

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sunday best

The allotment judges will be doing their rounds soon so I assuaged my post-referendum bleakness with a weekend of tidying. It’s not so much a desire to ‘win’ – more a sense of wanting my beloved huerto to be looking … Continue reading

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early summer promise

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If you click on an image you can see the detail better. Particularly pleased with the gooseberries this year. And the red sweetcorn is starting to grow…

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pigeons, peas and red sweetcorn

After such a good start and me feeling all pleased with the peas and pretty birch structures, Nature has struck back in the form of pigeons who have pretty well demolished all the healthy young plants. Windmills are clearly not … Continue reading

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