Monthly Archives: April 2015

Plot Structure

Last week  I left the plot in a pretty chaotic state with cardboard and black plastic placed haphazardly over the undug section (ie most of the plot).This Sunday the plan was to make a quick visit to plot with partner … Continue reading

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Message from the Plot

In a week dominated by work which seemed to increase and increase rather than get completed, there was no chance of getting to the plot –  even though it is less than a mile away. Working inside on bright sharply … Continue reading

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Getting Closer

Finally got to the plot yesterday morning and was hoping to catch sight of colour as I approached, but what is growing is still an energetic and cheerful green. Most of the plants look robust and healthy and some of … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Day Makes

After surviving lots of digging, weeding and lifting on the plot over the holidays, I managed to hurt my back simply picking up my bag of work for school. As a result last Tuesday and Wednesday I was in a … Continue reading

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Help from my Flower Friend Developing the Plot

Yesterday was a lovely productive day at the plot with flower friend. My not so flower enthusiastic partner kindly worked on the metal supports for the sweet peas and the grid was erected twenty four foot across the back of … Continue reading

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Supports and Structures

As the sweet peas are mostly hardened off and ready to go out, some decisions need to be made about how they should be supported. My developing plot is a piece of land in my friends’ beautiful space and within … Continue reading

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Homesown & The Developing Plot

Before I was loaned a plot of land to develop for growing cut flowers, I already had a front and back garden and three quarters of an allotment. The allotment is still a work in progress after 10 years or … Continue reading

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