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    Thanks David! :jumping-joy:

    Thanks David! :jumping-joy:
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    Hi Woody, I haven't specifically chosen...

    Hi Woody,

    I haven't specifically chosen heirloom seeds for that purpose - so far my gardening career has mostly been about seeing what works and what we use, but I would like to save seeds for...
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    Seeds and seedlings blog post

    Hi guys,

    I've written a very quick post today about the progress of some of my seedlings:

    http://www.clairecawley.co.uk/seeds-and-seedlings/

    Have a look at some of my previous posts on...
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    5 Things I've learned...

    A quick little blog post about some things that have occurred to me in the last year - most of which you'd think I would have realised before!

    The first year on our allotment and chicken keeping...
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    Good advice pootle!

    Good advice pootle!
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    Will try the companion planting this year i...

    Will try the companion planting this year i think, i forgot about coffee grounds! I used them last year with some good results. Did you know that starbucks will give you theirs for free? I saw one...
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    TarHeelBrit - Thank you so much! I must admit...

    TarHeelBrit - Thank you so much! I must admit that I did get tempted by some 'organic' slug pellets a few years ago as pretty much everything in our garden gets destroyed by slugs. This was only for...
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    That's interesting that you get 'unintentional'...

    That's interesting that you get 'unintentional' hives, Justin. Maybe some strategically placed items near our allotment plot will encourage the bees to stick around for a while...
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    Thank you for looking Pootle! I'm pretty new to...

    Thank you for looking Pootle! I'm pretty new to blogging and the allotment so will hopefully get better at both as the year goes on!
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    Hi David, I thoroughly admire your view of 'they...

    Hi David,
    I thoroughly admire your view of 'they were here long before me'! Last year, we had some free wild flower seeds from Kew Gardens (through a 'big lottery fund' project - www.growwilduk.com)...
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    Brilliant Bees!

    I've written a short blog post on my intentions to fill my allotment with brilliant bees!

    Whilst the main aim of having an allotment (for me) is to grow more vegetables than I could possibly...
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    Sounds good - right up my street!

    Sounds good - right up my street!
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    Allotment Blog - New post!

    Hi All,

    Ashley kindly linked to a blog that I started last year, which I've sadly been neglecting over the winter. However, I've posted a new article today as Ashley and I spent the afternoon at...
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    Thanks for taking a look at my blog - after a...

    Thanks for taking a look at my blog - after a break over the winter I'm back with a new blog post and hope to write articles much more regularly!
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    Can't help but feel that if/when it goes nationwide, St Newlyn East (and other parts of Cornwall) will be part of the 5% NOT covered again!
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    Not the best cake decorator in the world but...

    Not the best cake decorator in the world but tried a camping themed one for Ashley, check out the Lego 'Robin Hood' sleeping in the hammock and the sweet wrapper fire!
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  17. When we moved to our house in 2009, I saw a sign...

    When we moved to our house in 2009, I saw a sign a little way down the road for a farm shop. I thought, great, I'll try and get most of our shopping from there. So I went for a walk a few weeks...
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    Nice to see some photo's - very unusual for Ash...

    Nice to see some photo's - very unusual for Ash not to have taken any! And on the cocoon front, I have used it and can safely say that it is the best piece of camping equipment I have ever used! I...
  19. I'm proud to call myself a NBC widow! Ashley...

    I'm proud to call myself a NBC widow! Ashley puts every spare moment into the website and forum and I'm very proud you've won this award my dear! Long may it continue!
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    A very sensible idea Martin, a Landi is much...

    A very sensible idea Martin, a Landi is much easier to manoeuvre through the woods
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    Even I have read this book literally from cover...

    Even I have read this book literally from cover to cover. Easy for everyone to understand and follow. :camping:
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    Trust you Martin! But why would you need a hotel...

    Trust you Martin! But why would you need a hotel room when you have your trusty caravan?!
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    If anyone can teach fire by friction, it's...

    If anyone can teach fire by friction, it's Ashley! :campfire:
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    You can try it first Ash....
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    ...and manoeuvring a caravan through the woods...

    ...and manoeuvring a caravan through the woods 'just in case'!
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