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6 Tips for Harvesting Allotment Crops

6 Tips for Harvesting Allotment Crops

We’re entering peak harvesting period! I hope your allotments and veg patches are bursting with fresh fruit and veg. This is a truly..

August 15, 2013 with 5 Comments
Planting a Late French Beans Crop

Planting a Late French Beans Crop

In previous years, I’ve found right about now a good time to plant some French beans. Even though most seed packets say only sow until..

July 26, 2012 with 1 Comment
What I Did to Get Good Peas (Or Was it the Weather?)

What I Did to Get Good Peas (Or Was it the Weather?)

I’m currently rejoicing at my first successful pea crop in ages. It’s a great feeling, as I almost gave up on them after last year,..

July 3, 2012 with 4 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, three years on, 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 #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?
  • (Not) An Allotment Cake for the Weekend #7 Rhubarb Crumble Ice Cream

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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