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8 Week allotment challenge – WEEK 1 – Plant something colourful

Here we go! Week 1 of the 8 week allotment challenge. Remember to tag me on instagram.com/allotmum @allotmum and use the hashtag #8weekallotmentchallenge.

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8 Week Allotment Challenge

Why not join me in my 8 week allotment lockdown challenge?

Each week there will be a theme or activity to get involved in. We’ll start on the first week of May but you can join in at any time and schedule the weeks when they suit your starting date.

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Overwintered Chilli plants

Overwintered chilli plants brought back to life in the Spring.

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Gardening through Coronavirus

My tips to keep you safe and to continue safely gardening through Coronavirus.

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Doing a spring thing

Let’s be honest. The winter in the UK so far has been pretty awful. It seems like it has rained for twelve years solid and we feel like we will never see summer again. It’s been way too cold and wet to do anything at the plot and this has bugged me massively. I really […]

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Overwintering Chilli Plants

Overwintering chilli plants can be a great way to preserve your favourites for an early start next year. I’ll show you how.

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Young Allotmenteers and Growers Facebook page

There’s a great new group on the rise for young people who have allotments or grow their own. Young allotmenteers & growers.

Born out of a need for connecting with fellow young growers it was started very recently but is gaining some serious traction.

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My dodgy looking seed station

The weather had a small break between snow and torrential rain this weekend and that always makes me want to start planting. The ground is still far too cold and wet to put much in the ground other than peas or broad beans so now is the time to get seeds sown. My house is […]

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How We Got Our Hands on An Allotment

  The first plot offered When we moved back to Wales (to my hometown in fact) from Plymouth, one thing that was hard to come by was a big house with a big garden. You either had big house tiny garden, or big garden small house. The whole village was built by miners for mining […]

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EcoBricks

How to make a good Eco Brick

So, you can stuff waste plastic in a bottle but can you make a GOOD eco brick? Here’s my foolproof guide to making a great eco brick. A few simple rules to ensure your Ecobrick is useable.

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