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Who knew it, bees are fans of chives…

Which is lucky as they are all over the allotment.

Wish I could say the same about ladybirds…


It's been a crazy few months...

Blogging has fallen to the way side of instagram (http://instagram.com/tristix/) at the moment as things are quite busy, but here is an update! 78 more words


Slugs and Dahlias

Hmm. The dahlia plants were looking very healthy in their 3 L pots with lots of green leaf showing after the tops had been carefully nipped out to increase bushiness. 348 more words

Cut Flower Gardening

My week of firsts

Hi I’m Sam, this is my first post and one of just many firsts this week. I have also managed to finally get an allotment. I can’t wait to get my geek on and get things growing where I can show you what amazing things I will make. 136 more words


Dig for Victory!

Nothing can halt this runaway train of allotment-enthusiasm!

Today there was some hefty digging undertaken and bramble destruction ….. apparently you can’t compost the fuckers which means we get to be the fire starters (twisted fire starters!) 69 more words


Blogging For Regatta

The allotment blog that I’ve written for Regatta is now online. You can read it here, all views are my own.


27th May Update - Allotment

My back and energy level pooped out after 3 hours down the allotment today, but not before I managed to get 10 broccoli, 10 cauli and 17 strawberry planted up. 475 more words

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