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Mild Monday 28th Nov 2011

Work in Progress on the
Allotment Road (or)
 (If you get it wrong I'll
slap u like this)??
After a rainy weekend I managed a visit to the plot on Monday morning. A slight breeze & weak sunshine had dried the ground enough to do some weeding and hoeing. I had finished the lower half of the plot by mid-afternoon. Then I cleared the dead leaves from underneath the Currant bushes, earthing them up and loosening the surrounding soil as I went along. Several other plot holders were taking advantage of the mild afternoon to work on their plots. Our site rep and one of our committee members were working on the allotment access road, laying new hardcore and tarmac, to improve the roads' surface.

Alpine Strawberries still fruiting
My Lemon Balm had self seeded, so I lifted the 5 new plants and potted them up for later use. Due to the mild weather three of my Runner beans were growing away, from roots I had left in the ground. My Alpine strawberries were still producing fruit and flowering too. After doing some more tidying up it was starting to turn a little colder and looked like it was about to rain, so by the time I had pulled some Carrots for my tea it was time for home. There's always tomorrow??
Huge amount of teazel plants
 weeded out and composted

Carrots for Tea
Carrots For Tea


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