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Monthly Growing Guide

September in the Garden and on the Allotment

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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The Allotment 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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The Allotment 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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