Category Archives: strawberries

june harvest

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fresh and tasty

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

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evening sunshine & puddling in leeks

Such a beautiful evening. The grass easily cut by my new lightweight lithium battery mower. Thyme flowering with bee-enticing display. Fruit cage starred with jewelled currants and strawberries. O Joy. And baby leeks from Andrew’s bountiful flower stall at Stamford … 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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ah, now I remember what it’s all for!

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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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digging, digging, digging…

It’s been hard work but now there’s only one final bed left to dig over – and that’s been covered all winter with black plastic, so should be fairly easy. There are lots of worms in the ground, even though … Continue reading

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