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Gardening in December

December is a quite month on allotment sites. Mid-afternoon and it’s already dark so visiting after weekday work is impossible and weekends are filled with shopping for Christmas Day. But if you can get to the allotment it’s the perfect opportunity to get one …

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Gardening in November

By the end of November darkness falls at late afternoon around 5pm but the temperature drops two hours before so take this into consideration when planning your day. The bitting air soon becomes a bore so I tend to pack up and leave at …

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Gardening in September

The final weeks of Summer and return of Autumn. Daylight begins to shorter with darker evenings and later sunrises when you compare week one to week four. A busy time of harvesting and storing produce for the winter ahead. The UK met office brought …

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Gardening in January

The second month of Winter in recent years has been quite mild, weather wise. Maintenance tasks continue, tools are fixed, fences are repaired and winter projects are completed. Some crops can be sown now but if you haven’t got the luxury of a heated …

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Gardening in February

Average daylight in the UK during February is 9 hours with an average temperature of 6.0°c FEBRUARY TASKS WHAT CAN BE SOWN IN FEBRUARY WHAT CAN BE HARVESTED IN FEBRUARY

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Gardening in March

Average daylight in the UK during March is 11 hours with an average temperature of 8°c MARCH TASKS WHAT CAN BE SOWN IN MARCH WHAT CAN BE HARVESTED IN MARCH

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Gardening in April

Average daylight in the UK during April is 13 hours with an average temperature of 9.9°c. APRIL TASKS WHAT CAN BE SOWN IN APRIL WHAT CAN BE HARVESTED IN APRIL

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Gardening in May

A busy month on the allotment with sowing seeds, building growing structures, keeping the weeds down and moving plants from the greenhouse/coldframe to the open ground. Can also be a warm month so the added pressure of regular visits to keep everything watered may …

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