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Allotment Journal: Weekly Update

Typically we plant garlic around mid October, but the weather has been unseasonably warm this year. Garlic needs a good spell of cold weather to promote germination, but with temperatures roughly 4 degrees celsius above the average for this time of year, there’s

Posted in Allotment Journal, Garlic, Strawberries

Allotment Journal: Plot Update. It’s been a fruitful week!

Most of the work we’ve done this week has oddly been to do with fruit. I suppose it’s that time of year,  we have given the fruit trees and fruit plants our priority mainly so we can protect the emerging crop. Strawberries The strawberry

Posted in Allotment Journal, Fruit, Rhubarb, Strawberries, Tayberry

Strawberries

  Last year’s unexpected heatwave led to an unusually early crop of some of the best quality and largest harvests of strawberries enjoyed in the past 20 years. We picked fragrant, deliciously sweet strawberries from May all the way through to September.

Posted in Fruit, Strawberries
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