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Squash tallies

For a squash addict, it’s been a bit of a miserable year. I’ve put out plant after plant and slugs ate them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This year slugs have a new trick […]

Dear 2016, you suck.

If this year’s allotmenteering were the Pilgrim’s Progress, right now I would be squarely in the Slough of Despond. I went into the greenhouse last night and discovered I have blight. […]

First. Time. Ever.

Warning: small amount of trumpet-blowing to follow. August’s Grow Your Own magazine has my grinning face at the top of page 36! This is my first ever gardening article and I […]