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Sunburnt slightly,
well weeded,
peas planted at plot,
ten tomatoes too,
courgettes comfortable,
bulbs bedded in,
chickens chowed down,
lavender launched,
twigs tweaked!


blossom blooming,
strawberries starting,
asparagus aspiring,
currants cajoled,
beans booming,
blueberries burgeoning,
rhubarb rustling,
raspberries rising,
parsnips plumping,
mint meandering….

Back …. Breaking!

(Garden neighbour learning to fly!)


11 comments on “Allotment-itis!

  1. andy1076
    April 19, 2014

    How did his flight test go? lol 😉


  2. lindaswildlifegarden
    April 19, 2014

    Reblogged this on Linda's wildlife garden and commented:
    Lovely post Liz


  3. tootlepedal
    April 19, 2014

    A feast of alliteration to be followed by a feast of veg I hope.


    • lizard100
      April 19, 2014

      Fingers crossed. I wanted to make the list of achievements at the plot a bit different.


  4. Rambling Woods
    April 20, 2014

    Made me smile


  5. litadoolan
    April 20, 2014

    Top drawer poetry! I like this a lot. The rhythm rolls brilliantly!

    I hope Allotment-itis is catching as I could do with doing some of these jobs! It sounds like you have all things well under control in your neck of the woods. Hurrah.

    Here’s to an exciting earth day on Monday. One of your super posts alerted me to this event! Happy Easter!


    • lizard100
      April 20, 2014

      Thanks very much. I wanted a different type of ‘jobs list’. Again I want to write so I’m blogging and I should be exploring words and language. It’s a lovely sunny day and we’re about to move a bee colony!


      • litadoolan
        April 20, 2014

        Can’t wait to hear more and take a peak at the bee colony in later posts. You are so imaginative in suggesting new ways to engage with nature. Good luck with the bees!


  6. lizard100
    April 20, 2014

    Hey Lita, you might like tomorrow’s update. Colony removal to hive no III! It was an exciting day today!


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