The Allotment Wife


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The Winter Allotment

In today’s gorgeous light, I really do think the allotment looks stunning, if bleak:

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However, even in the midst of this, the first signs of the spring to come are here already (hurrah!) and the January daffodils we planted in October are beginning to sprout:

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Honestly, it’s such a sign of hope that I really got quite emotional about these! Anyway, not much else to do around the allotment – especially as the hard frost this morning means no hoeing though all the weeds are probably dead, LOL – so we got on with composting stuff from our garden. Here is the compost before it – um – composts:

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And here is the totally amazingly rich finished compost which we – yes, you guessed it! – did earlier!

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Meanwhile, the Brussels sprouts are growing apace:

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And we have even had our first sprouts harvest, alongside the winter lettuce and leeks, well gosh!

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I love sprouts so much and am ridiculously excited about this too. What a day!

Have a fabulous Sunday

Anne Brooke Books

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