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We took this picture in early April. It’s our allotment.
The path to the right is the main drag from the gate to the back of the plot. Next to the path there is greenery; a strip lined with bricks that I planted with bulbs for the bees back in September.
There’s two big wooden posts. These form the base of the now colloquially named ‘trampoline’ which will hopefully be clambered up shortly with a variety of climbing things.
Just visible on the right of the path are the asparagus patch and blueberry corner.
I’m really pleased to share photo number two. In true before and after reveal traditions, It’s barely recogniseable. Don’t you think?
The foreground of the path now has a new architectural feature; a donated arch arrangement that a colleague wanted shot of.
Then there’s the deep cement bucket under the arch that is filled with achocha; a lovely climber that produces green fruits that apparently taste like cucumber and grow more happily apparently.
The potatoes on the left are looking leafy, and the raspberries behind them nestling next to the rhubarb are getting taller by the hour.
The strawberries are there against the fence too.
The courgettes have already delivered some produce and the corn and beans are coming along nicely.
It’s awesome what a couple of months can do in allotment days!
Today we made our first allotment meal. Courgettes, and new potatoes with haloumi cheese. And we had crab apple and chilli jelly with it. Made last year!
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