Spring Finally Arrives At The Allotments

Well it’s been a challenging end to winter, with the coldest weather anyone around here can remember. The wind chill has been particularly challenging, so anything tender that’s not under cover has suffered, the chard and broad beans being good examples. Under cover though nearly everything has survived well. I’ve lost a handful of salad greens in total and they’re easy to replace from my spares. Managing successions is always a challenge, but I’m fairly pleased with my progress so far. This is only my second winter, so I’ve not done thing’s perfectly, but it’s working out ok. Last years plants should last for another two weeks, after which this years plants will be in full production, it’s an exciting time! Almost every window sill in the house is covered with seedlings, all waiti

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