It's my birthday today, I've turned 27 which I know isn't that old, but it's all rather scary as I career towards 30. It only seems like yesterday when I was 26. Those were the days…
I've been rather unproductive on this blog which is a shame as life on the allotment has become a lot more productive.
Thank you for your good advise Allotment Lady and Gnome. I have to admit to buying weedkiller and give what bits of the plot I'm not currently using the once over and I'm now feeling more and more guilty about it. It's one that degrades once it hits the soil but it shall never be touched again. Areas are covered, but not enough it has to be said so I'll pop down to Wilkos to get a few bags of pegs this weekend. Actually not this weekend as I have my party. Anybody want to come?
I cheated slightly with my planting. I've bought plants just because I wanted to see something other than weeds growing on the plot, so I'm now the proud owner of some shiny new purple sprouting broccoli, some kind of cabbage, a courgette plant, runner beans, borlotti beans and a strawberry plant. They're all planted out ready to be eaten by pigeons and slugs. Talking of slugs, I've been putting lots of traps out for them and I noticed in one of them the day after filling it up with beer that it had already caught about 15 of of the slimy blighters. Awesome.
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