Category Archives: Flighty’s plot

The Christmas party

I had a quick look round the plot this morning but it’s a dismal day so I didn’t linger.  I then went on to the horticultural society trading shed for the Christmas party. There was plenty of food and drink … Continue reading

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Tree following, December 2017

Over in Lexington, Kentucky Liz’s Tulip poplar is now just a bare, and rather uninteresting, tree skeleton.  It will stay like that until the spring when new buds will appear and the growing cycle begins again. Here my Dogwood has … Continue reading

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A snowy Sunday

It’s been snowing, and settling, here since before 8 o’clock this morning, and shows no sign of stopping nearly six hours later. I had a quick look round the plot before going on to the horticultural society trading shed where … Continue reading

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I’ve been plotting…

the past three mornings as it’s been dry and not too cold.  I dug out, and sieved, more barrow loads of compost from one of the communal wood chip bays.  These I added to the pile by the blackberry bush … Continue reading

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Winter wind down

I only made a couple of quick visits to the plot during the week as although it was mostly dry there was a bitterly cold wind. All the flowers have now finished apart from a few rather sorry looking poached … Continue reading

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It’s surprising to see…

Last night there was some heavy rain and high winds so this morning I looked round the plot, and the rest of the allotment site, to see if everything was okay.  Although still chilly and windy it was sunny, and … Continue reading

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On the to do list

As you can see from this photo the strawberry patch needs replanting, which should really have been done in early autumn.   I’ll be doing in early spring, weather permitting, so I almost certainly won’t get much of a harvest next … Continue reading

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