Tag Archive: veg plot

The Tardy Garden – 2012

We thought the 2011 garden had been reluctant, but we never anticipated the dry winter of 2011-12. Until a few weeks ago Derbyshire was declared a drought region and it was certainly showing in the garden. This time last year I reported how the grapevine had fruited for our 4th wedding anniversary, 2nd June 2012 …

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Garden Update – August ’10

There has been a definite theme for this month in the garden – rain and more rain. While this means the BBQ and Tandoor have been left unused it does mean the garden is beautiful and lush. August has really been the peak for crops in the garden with peas being by far the best …

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Veg Plot Swap

The thing about owning a veg plot is that it is easy to get overwhelmed with various fruit and veg. This is when it comes in handy to have friends who also have veg plots and this is when the veg plot swap is born. Due to the size of our veg plot it’s rare …

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Garden Update – July ’10

Weather wise we’ve been quite lucky here with a good dose of sun and rain. When I went into the garden this morning, tentively¬† I may say due to a mouse-shaped furry friend I’d spotted, the way that the overnight raindrops glistened on the plants was beautiful. Not sure the Pot Marigolds they are keeping …

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