The Allotment Wife

Vegetable Garden Update 2015

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Gardeners Touch

Instead of trying to backtrack and create individual posts of the garden project update as I mentioned in the last “Update” post, I thought I’d just do a quick overview with pictures.

In the original section of the garden, we took out the old raised beds and created two larger ones.  I’ve been experimenting with square foot gardening in these new beds.

Next, we utilized the new garden addition for more tomatoes; we doubled (possibly even tripled) our tomato crop from previous years, in addition to beans, squash, peppers, and corn.

After the harsh 2014/15 winter season, here in the Hudson Valley, I was delighted in late April to get the garden prepared for this season’s planting.  The day after the clean-up, a freak wind storm hit the area and mother nature took down a large tree that was one week away from being removed.  It landed dead…

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Author: annebrooke

Anne Brooke lives in Surrey, UK, and writes in a variety of genres, including gay erotic romance, fantasy, comedy, thrillers, biblical fiction and the occasional chicklit novel. When not writing, she spends time in the garden attempting to differentiate between flowers and weeds, and in the allotment attempting to grow vegetables. Occasionally, she can also be found in the kitchen making cakes. Every now and again, they are edible. Her websites can be found at:,, and (for fantasy fiction).

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