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Allotment Diary (August 2020 – Week 2)

Before I get started, just a quick note about the future! I’m experimenting with a few changes to how I write this diary.  I won’t be including as many weekly statistics because these just duplicate data that’s already available in my Airtable databases.  This reduces all the redundant cut and...

Allotment Diary (July 2020 – Week 3)

Overview of the week It’s been another wet and cloudy week with hardly a break in the clouds.  I’m pleased I have the grow lights which are allowing me to grow almost perfect plug plants.  I’ve been particularly impressed by the thick stems and strong roots on the seedlings, as...

Allotment Diary (July 2020 – Week 2)

Overview of the week The weather is very gradually improving again after the cold and windy few weeks we’ve just had which really set everything back quite a bit.  The beans and sweet corn are looking especially battered and the squash fruits are still tiny.  The polytunnel is however churning...