Category Archives: Allotment

Hawserlaid

I’m pleased to announce that my pattern Hawserlaid has been included in this years Scarves Collection from Quince & Co. appropriately named ‘Scarves Etc. 2014’. Hawserlaid is a wide shallow triangular shawl knitted from tip to tip or wing to … Continue reading

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Ruskin’s View, Turner, Radical Steps, Devils’ Bridge and Knitting

We shared in the gorgeous weather this weekend and after a hard day’s labour digging on the allotment on Saturday, Sunday we went to Kirkby Lonsdale to meet friends and a visiting Historian of Science for lunch.  As it was … Continue reading

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A Darwinian Hybrid

One of the nicest things about having an allotment is seeing things re-emerge in spring bringing colour back to the plot. For me this means seeing the ‘Cowslips’ flower and provide nourishment for the bees as they emerge from their … Continue reading

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Peach Blossom and more spawn…

Things are really taking off at the allotment. I was excited when we had our first frog spawn in the pond, but just look how much there is now: This won’t all make it to frogs, our pond is too … Continue reading

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Allotting…

This was our first fine sunny spring weekend so we took the opportunity to do some much overdue tasks at the allotment. Saturday was clearing out the shed, planting the broad beans and some general tidying up, including clearing out … Continue reading

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