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More Planting

SUMMARY Planted Lettuce and Potatoes. ( K L M ) .... not the airline More Digging and Planting We managed to get a few more things in the ground. Around the Cabbage and Broccoli we have added some Baby Leaf lettuce, these are protected by the netting and...

1st Crops

WET & SUNNY The weather man uses the phrase sunshine and showers, we certainly have experienced. The weeds love it and so have the crops, which after all is what we want. I have had to do more weeding than I wanted, but at least thing are beginning to grow. August...

Not Striding Out

have always felt that it is a brave man who wears red strides in public.  To do so when there are 15 photographers around makes him a very brave man, to then lay down in a churchyard in a star position whilst said photographers are on the...

Boscombe

Always Carry Gear These following  are couple of my most favourite images Both were taken in Boscombe within a few minutes of each other and both were long exposures using a 10 stop neutral density filter. Groyne Pier ND Filter A few years ago I was...

Week Four

The Cage First Building Project. A quiet week. The cabbages have been covered with netting. Im not sure if we have managed to keep the butterflies out, or keep the snails in, either way we now have a little structure on the plot. I did not get the chance to do the...

Week Three

FIRST PLANTING Crops in the Ground It's early July so we have to get some things in quickly if we want some produce this autumn I mentioned earlier that we picked up some vegetable plugs very cheaply at a local garden centre. So after spending some time digging over...

U C M

The leaping deer image was something I took 10 years ago when staying in a hotel near Gatwick. It was early morning and I was putting my bags in the car when I saw these deer in the field beside me. I quickly dug out a camera, pointed it and grabbed this shot....

Week Two

BEFORE Weeds and Couch Grass. We met with one of the neighbours who said he had grown some potatoes on the plot last year. It had been vacant for a few years so he "borrowed it for half a season trimmed the trees and rotavatored about a quarter of the plot to grow...

Our Allotment

Below is a schematic of the new allotment.   The plot consists of two separate area, surrounded by a 1 meter wide grass border on all sides and a 1 meter wide grass strip dividing it to create the two areas. The small one is 3.75m wide and 3.4m long...

Spring-Summer

Summer is on its way and its time to get out and play. Here in the UK we are now enjoying some glorious weather and it is still light well into the afternoon. This means I can get out shooting after work and get a few of my personal projects up and running. It is...

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