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Allotment Blog

allot-woad-1I keep my blog up to date with growing and creative activities – why not pop over and take a look at what I’ve been up to here https://theshed1.wordpress.com/. My plot of heritage Lincolnshire woad plants are thriving and have set seed – I’m checking every day as I don’t want the wind to spread […]

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Lincolnshire Show 2015 – getting ready!

Lincolnshire Show 2015 – getting ready!We’re getting ready – we’ve made 77 paper pots and put some Heritage Seed Library seeds in them – Why? I hear you ask – well, time will tell… Are you going this year?

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Park Avenue Community Garden

comm-gardenHi, I am the project officer for a Community garden at Park Ave Louth which has been funded by the Peoples Health Trust and Groundwork Lincolnshire. The Project has been running for a year and we have just started our second year. The first year was good but we really want to ramp it up […]

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‘As fresh as you’d pick yourself or your money back’?

Leeks‘As fresh as if you’d picked it yourself or your money back’ Really? The hubris in this daft claim on my shopping bags makes me smile. This morning I pulled the last of the winter leeks, which will go in a big pot with the tail end of the potato crop for a hearty, warming […]

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Time Travelling with a new Quince Tree

quinceA blur of green and yellow reflects across the kitchen window and I turn to see a delivery lorry pulling up outside. The bewildered looking driver carries a peculiar package up the garden path; a long, floppy, Worzel Gummidge shaped plastic bag, stuffed with straw and belted in with orange binder twine. Realising what it […]

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