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The Rusty Allotment

Diary updates about gardening life.

Tomatoes, Cornflowers, Potatoes, Cauliflowers

This week Vivi came to give me a hand to help clean the new flower and fruit garden. Jobs include transplanting tomatoes and cauliflowers, sowing cornflowers, earthing-up the greenhouse potatoes in containers; plus Vivi is erecting her climbing bean sticks and her broad beans …

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Broccoli, Salvia & Sweet Peas

It’s been another day busy in the greenhouse as the March winds whipped around the allotment site. Today I transplanted my broccoli (calabrese) and the Salvia seedings plus sowed another batch of Sweet Peas.

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Celeriac, Fuchsia, Lupins & Storm Doris

#stormdoris arrives on our plots as Vivi tried to straighten her beds while over in Sean’s greenhouse it’s time to sow celeriac and plant lupins and fuchsia. In the garden the first sign of Spring arrives when the daffodils come into flower.

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Brighton & Snow!

The first snow of the year falls on the allotment and Sean spends some time in the seaside town of Brighton, while back at the allotment Vivi is harvesting winter veg.

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#232: Seedling Update

This week it has been frost in my garden, for a few days, this is good as it will help combat the pests and diseases. Plus, an update on my seedlings.

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#231: New Pots & Growing Tea

Quick update from the plot and showing my new pots I’ve bought and plans to grow my own tea! The terracotta pots came from http://amzn.to/2iUlhcI My tea supplier https://tregothnan.co.uk/plants-trees/tea-bushes/three-tea-bushes.php

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