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Six Allotment Fruits for Beginners

Six Allotment Fruits for Beginners

Back in October, I blogged about how I was edging towards growing more fruit than veg. We’re eating lots of berries in particular,..

December 1, 2015 with 1 Comment
Growing Fruit Bushes on an Allotment and in a Garden

Growing Fruit Bushes on an Allotment and in a Garden

I was best man at a wedding recently, and as a thank you gift, my best mate bought me blueberry, loganberry and blackberry plants. I..

August 5, 2013 with 5 Comments
A Fruity Patch from Scratch Update

A Fruity Patch from Scratch Update

Over the past few weeks I’ve talked a lot about relinquishing the allotment, without mentioning progress of the back garden veg plot..

December 29, 2012 with 3 Comments

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meIn 2007, I took on a redundant allotment plot with my gardening-mad mum Jan. As all good mums do, she went along with it, but I don’t think she held out much hope. However, over a decade later, and she now lets me do stuff without watching over my shoulder, so I must be doing something right. [ read more ]

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Allotment Cakes for the Weekend

  • Allotment Cakes for the Weekend #15 – Blackberry and Apple Flapjack
  • Allotment Cakes for the Weekend #14 – Courgette, Lime and Coconut Cake
  • Allotment Cakes for the Weekend #13 – Jamie Oliver’s Squash Muffins
  • An Allotment Cake for the Weekend #12 – Lemon Curd & Blueberry Loaf Cake
  • An Allotment Cake For the Weekend #11 – Apple and Cinnamon Flapjacks
  • An Allotment Cake For the Weekend #10 – Fresh Ginger and Apple Cake
  • Good Food Magazine Marrow and Pecan Cake
  • A Rhubarbey Roundup, and Whatever Happened to Allotment Cakes for the Weekend?

Saving £500 a year!

During 2011, I kept a diary of how much money I save from growing my own fruit and vegetables. After totalling all my outgoings, I saved approximately £500 over the year. I made a spreadsheet to calculate these savings - it’s nothing too complicated, as I’m no Excel guru, but hopefully someone else will find it as useful (and strangely fun) as me. For more info, visit my Money Saving Experiment page by clicking here.

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