Too hot for me, scrounged a huge pallet and found I was unfair to Wilkos - my senior moment
A really funny cartoon about allotments with a message.
Planting cauliflowers, lifting shallots and how not to grow onions. Netting lets me down.
Some victory over Aminopyralid and this year we will mostly be eating potatoes!
I'm seeing reports, unconfirmed at the moment, that the Aminopyralid based herbicides have been withdrawn and that the licence has been suspended.
Bit of good weather so down to the plot, weeding and harvesting
New computer coming, first tomatoes and a petition to ban Aminopyralid
Please consider writing to your MP to help those on the waiting list to get a plot.
More rain, weeding, NVS meeting, Bumble Bees in the compost heap and how to make a beer fridge on the allotment (wine cooler if you're posh!)
Review of fantastic book for new and experienced chicken keepers.
Fantastic meeting for the NVS at Willaston Allotments
Some photos of potatoes and beans affected by contaminated manure
Harvesting continues but another plot is struck by the contaminated manure problem.
A warning about hens in the summer and keeping busy on the plot.
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