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May 2020 tour of the allotment

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Yes! I finally got the feeling things have started at the allotment. While april was mostly about getting the beds ready, there are actually some vegetables growing already. The structures are also up again and… THE HEDGE IS FULLY CLIPPED! 😀 I absolutely hate to do this, because it takes so much time which I would rather spend on preparing… Read more »

The allotment: spring tour

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It has been quiet at the blog lately, due to being ill for two weeks, the current happenings in the world and me exploring being an introvert there wasn’t much time I felt like publicly writing. March is normally a very busy month for me, lot’s of family birthdays and the start of the growing season coming together while work… Read more »

Start of the season: sowing sweet peppers

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It’s February and my seed list is showing me the first things that are ready to be sown. The days are finally lengthening noticeably and that’s a good thing, but for sowing you don’t need warmth, but light! Although this mildly soft winter we are having in the Netherlands probably will help to sow some things a teeny tiny bit… Read more »

The allotment: plans for 2020

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I haven’t been to the garden since my last post. It has been raining a lot, it was cold and I have Christmas preparations to do at home. Since it’s the slow season, I could skip a few weeks. I have however been planning my garden for next year. It always starts early for me, since I start sowing in… Read more »