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The allotment october

The season for most things now is pretty well finished, although there are some winter crops yet to come. These 2 squashes are over 40cm long, and although they came from my own butternut seed you can see they have been cross pollinated with another squash, more photos to follow when they are cut, These […]

Shallots

This years crop of shallots, just pulled this morning These are second generation shallots grown from organic shallots bought in Sainsburys in New Cross two years ago, I will keep half of them for next year.

The allotment, July

Things are beginning on the allotment and of course we are all hoping for prolonged warm weather which is very helpful for maximising crops. The last of the late broad beans, some of the first purple french beans and a couple of nice courgettes, striato di napoli. This is a miniature white cucumber, still not […]

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