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What I’m Growing in 2021

The weather is just miserable and no doubt there will be more yukky stuff to come, spring can't come soon enough and I think we're all holding out for some better weather, a good potter around the allotment without 20 layers of clothes or a snorkel would be lovely. My seed orders have all arrived … Continue reading What I’m Growing in 2021

Allotments in the Snow

Snow fell on Bedfordshire today, it doesn't snow very often here but when it does it usually settles. I couldn't resist getting the camera out and visiting the allotment. Snow makes everything look so fresh and bright, it makes my shed look yellow rather than cream! The air was fresh and invigorating, and it was … Continue reading Allotments in the Snow

Even Rainy Days Are Allotment Days

It's dark and uninviting outside, and according to the weather forecast the cold nip has been replaced by milder temperatures, although it still feels nippy to me. I don't mind the cold if I'm wrapped up with plenty of layers on but the rain is back which is just miserable. Allotment mooching is out of … Continue reading Even Rainy Days Are Allotment Days

Allotment Addicts

Allotment Addicts is a discussion board (if you wish to) and photo sharing group on Flickr, created by little ol' me. If you already upload photos to Flickr and love taking photos of your allotment, seedlings, harvests and of course the all important shed, pop along and join Allotment Addicts group and share your allotment … Continue reading Allotment Addicts

A New Year Begins

It was cold and frosty this morning, a fresh new year, very fresh indeed. My early morning routine is pretty much the same each day, I let the chickens out of the coops and fill up their feeders, on a cold morning I defrost the drinkers too. I don't keep my chickens on my allotment, … Continue reading A New Year Begins