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2nd season allotment blog - 15 days in June


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2nd season allotment blog – 15 days in June

I thought I might take a slightly different view this time with the plot – I’m posting a photo from the beginning of the month & the same 2 weeks later so you can appreciate the growth made in 2 weeks.

3 Sisters bed – Water Melon, Sweet Corn & Runner beans

Once the Water Melon gets underway I shall not earth up the plants in the rows. This is done this way for the moment to facilitate watering & weeding.

Tomatoes Mallorquin

Sweet Peppers

Beetroot Bolthardy

Beetroot Bolthardy Harvested

Lettuce Cos Ruboneo

A month later:

Onion sets Turbo

Onions Alisa Craig from seed


Potatoes 1st Early Rocket

Potatoes 1st Early Rocket – 1st Harvest

View of plot from inside shed:

As is “Traditional” I’m ending this blog with a couple of views from inside of our shed as I see it while sitting down to eat a well earned sandwich or two!

Well I hope you found this slightly different way of focusing on the allotment that Gerry & I run of interest!

Although I now have my very own allotment plot, since June 10th, it’s very late in the year to do a great deal. I shall continue to help Gerry as before. He also gave me a hand last Saturday in helping to clear my new plot.

At the end of the month I shall post another blog of the progress the plot has made during the 2nd half of the month. Hopefully there will more harvests to show. I’ve had to leave several things out while doing this comparison blog. Next time I’ll add more things. Enjoy!

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That's such a beautiful edible view! Are those plums hanging from the tree? It's remarkable how fast plants can bounce up when they're well looked after. You've had some great harvests, and more to look forward too as well! Your allotment is a real credit to you!

14 Jun, 2011


What a Difference Two Weeks Makes, how everything has grown, you could open your own market garden David;0)

14 Jun, 2011


Coming on a treat, Balcony! :o)

15 Jun, 2011


Well done, a lot of hard work now paying off. Wish i had the time or energy for an allotment, its a credit too you.

15 Jun, 2011


Brilliant blog balcony, you really know how to grow veg.What are you going to do with it all!

18 Jun, 2011


Eat it! LOL! :-D

Well not just me obviously! Gerry will have some & some we'll give away!

Growing the veg is the easy part, when to harvest it & what to do with it afterwards is the difficult part! LOL!

19 Jun, 2011

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