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Spring Has Sprung, Allotment Work Has Been Done

The clocks have gone forward, buds are breaking open everywhere and, yes, the weeds are growing again – it must be Spring! With temperatures rising in March and the rain holding off for reasonable periods of time, Jo and I have been able to get down to Plot #59 and get stuck in to some […]

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Advice Plot #59

Autumn-Pruning our Soft-Fruit Bushes

With the weather holding dry and fair last week, I took the opportunity to spend some time down at Plot #59 and make a start on of the more essential winter maintenance jobs: pruning our soft-fruit bushes. Soft-fruit crops are among the most useful you can grow on an allotment. They’re perennial, so once they’re […]