All tment Glutton
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The Allotment Glutton is where I share allotment anecdotes, potting shed politics, plot experiments, harvests & seasonal Plot2Plate recipes for maximum exploitation of fruit and veg gluts.
My garden and allotment plots are based in St Leonards on Sea, near Hastings, East Sussex.
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Purple Sprouting Broccoli
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'Snow problem, spring is nearly here!
By Angie, Mar 13 2013 10:46PM
I visited the plot today briefly to survey any snow damage, luckily there was little to be found. No surprise, there were no plotholders on site today.
I spent the sunny afternoon in the conservatory sowing lots more flowers for the cut flower borders to encourage the pollinators. I planted:
- Corn Cockle
- Allium Purple Globe
- Nicotiana Sylvestris
- Achillea Cassis
- Eschscholzia Orange King
I also sowed some cauliflowers, spinach, beetroot and swiss chard which went into my home coldframe.
The chard looked positively jewel like in contrast to the snow today:
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