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warmth at last

The quince tree is appreciating the extra light afforded by the tree felling early in the year, with a more symmetrical form and healthy blossom which I hope will not be blighted by frost as they were last year. Grown … Continue reading

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feed the soil, not the plant

Still committed to the no-dig principle, I increased my order of composted manure to 30 sacks and managed myself to trundle them from the gate where they were delivered all the way down to plot number 10. Whew. I’ve now … Continue reading

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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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