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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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asparagus trials

Trials and tribulations actually. I’ve been nurturing my asparagus bed now for 5 years and have yet to harvest any. I had done the deep trench thing, added drainage and delicately straddled the octopussy roots over a carefully constructed ridge … Continue reading

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Hail & Asparagus Shoots

So despite the horizontal hail on Saturday, I went to pot on some seedlings but ended up huddled in the shed, shivering! But one happy discovery in amongst the icy particles: the first tentative asparagus shoots. Hooray! This will be … Continue reading

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