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Christmas plants and their meanings

I've always wondered why some plants are connected to Christmas so I've done a little bit of Googling and decided to compile of my notes in one place. Pour a mulled wine and give this a good ole scroll. Poinsettias I've always wondered why Poinsettias are connected with Christmas - and we have one in

By | 2017-12-17T22:27:03+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Allotment Diary|2 Comments

Harvesting Desiree potatoes

Finally a decent crop of potatoes! If you've been keeping up with my potato efforts of late you would have seen that I have been rather unsuccessful when it comes to harvesting my spuds - in short they were too few and too small and this didn't fill me with confidence when it comes to

By | 2017-12-17T20:44:13+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Desiree, Latest Post, Main Crop Potatoes|0 Comments

10 gardening things you can do when it’s freezing cold outside

If you're a fair weather gardener and you want to get outside and get going, but the the baltic temperatures are putting you off - here ten things you can do for your garden or allotment when it's absolutely freezing outside. 

By | 2017-12-09T09:37:39+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Top 10s|3 Comments

#MyRealView on the Carrot Tops plot

OK, I'll admit it - I'm totally guilty of Instagramming my allotment and using the filters to make everything look dreamy and idealistic. I'll also confess that I'm guilty of positioning things so eloquently so that it really does highlight how great an allotment or a garden can be - which I'm sure, probably doesn't

By | 2017-11-25T17:14:25+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Allotment Diary, Latest Post|2 Comments

Planting Garlic: Germindour, Cristo and Thermidrome

Planting garlic is one of the easiest of foods to grow, and one that gives a great return. Garlic is one of those food stuffs that I'm constantly buying from the shops - we use so much of it at home, practically with any dish that uses a diced onion. Garlic, for me is one

By | 2017-10-23T23:07:43+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Cristo, Garlic, Germindour, Latest Post, Thermidrome|0 Comments