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My best mate Ali lives in Bristol, and when he pops over for a visit he often jokes that he knows he’s entered Wales when he’s met by a band of rain. And I think… More
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There’s a fantastic number of allotment, kitchen garden and grow your own bloggers out there. I read as many as I can for inspiration, advice and to find out what everyone is getting up to.… More
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Homegrown tomatoes have a special place in my heart. The strong, sweet ‘green’ aroma that fills my nostrils whenever I enter a humid glasshouse filed with tomatoes evokes nostalgic childhood memories of my grandfather’s greenhouse.… More
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I’m passionate about allotment gardens. Sharpen Your Spades is a blog that allows me to share my own allotment journey and I hope helps inspire as many people as possible to take up one of… More
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There’s a fantastic number of allotment, kitchen garden and grow your own bloggers out there. I read as many as I can for inspiration, advice and to find out what everyone is getting up to.… More
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BBC Gardeners’ World Live is an award-winning UK gardening event. It buzzes with people just like you and me and it’s packed to the brim with all our favourite gardening celebrities and experts too. The… More
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There are many things I’ve learned since ‘finding’ gardening. Of most significance is how in tune with the environment I’ve become. Detecting both the slow intimate changes, and the explosion of them when they takes… More
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With the pleasure of spring, comes pain. Weeds are one of the top bugbears of the allotment gardener’s life. As a group, we complain about these plants as often as the British population as a… More
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There’s a fantastic number of allotment, kitchen garden and grow your own bloggers out there. I read as many as I can for inspiration, advice and to find out what everyone is getting up to.… More
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A greenhouse is the beating heart of an allotment garden, pumping out a stream of life to our plots. Yet living in urban areas, with homes that usually offer little in space for a garden,… More
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