Monthly Archives: April 2015

Glorious Spring day at the Allotment

Such a glorious spring day. The plot is awash with spring flowers and the fruit bushes bursting into leaf. Already the first of the gooseberries can be seen. From now on we shall check them every week for the eggs … Continue reading

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April allotment report

Summer seemed to have arrived last week so there was a lot of action on the plot. The onion sets were all planted out, Sturon and a¬†white onion which is new to us; two rows of early potatoes put in … Continue reading

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The first April report from the allotment team

Last week was a week of cold, even frosty nights, so any warming of the soil during the day disappeared at night. Even the soil in the tubs hasn’t warmed up over the week, nor under the black plastic so … Continue reading

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Redcroft Garden News

Not long to go now before we open our Edinburgh garden on Sunday 19th April, 2-5pm. A lot of extra work goes in to these openings and the garden benefits. I become rather painfully aware of all the nettles that … Continue reading

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