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May in the veg plot

allotment diary 2010

May on the allotment or in the vegetable garden can be very frustrating, the weather can be ‘high summer one day and then ‘mid winter’ the next. Gardeners have to be on their guard to cover tender crops that will

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April in the veg plot

allotment diary 2010

The month of ‘All Systems Go’ every thing suddenly starts to burst in to growth as the soil warms up and the suns strength increases. On an allotment or in the vegetable garden this is probably the busiest month of

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March in the veg plot

allotment diary 2010

This month has to be the most difficult of the vegetable growing season, yet one of the most enjoyable. Trying to time seed sowing, so the plants are ready when the worst of the frost has gone is an art

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February in the veg plot

allotment diary 2010

So UK gardens have just suffered the coldest December/January since the winter of 1981/82 and Scotland was bathed in its lowest temperatures since records began in 1914. But look on the bright side, the slug, snail, aphid, root fly and

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