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Protecting Your Allotment Veg from the Wind

Protecting Your Allotment Veg from the Wind

Cor, it’s windy out there. Well, windy for this softy part of the island. After tweeting that so far, the strongest gust we’d had in..

January 10, 2015 with 2 Comments
Should I Sow Early? Weekend Notes from the Allotment

Should I Sow Early? Weekend Notes from the Allotment

I spent a perfect afternoon at the allotment with my mum this weekend, which not only served to banish any hint of plot laziness, but also..

January 20, 2014 with 12 Comments
Saying a Big Sorry to My Broadies for Any Distress Caused

Saying a Big Sorry to My Broadies for Any Distress Caused

I have a habit of not taking the weather forecast very seriously. I live in a little pocket of the country where more often than not, we..

March 24, 2013 with 6 Comments

About Real Men Sow

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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