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Landshare growing fast

Friday, September 2, 2011

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Landshare growing fast

Landshare was set up by River Cottage in 2009 to bring together people with a passion for home grown food, connecting those who have land to share with those who need land for cultivating food. Since its launch, it has grown into a thriving community with over 60,000 members and helps people to get growing in many ways. […]

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All in a days work on the allotment

Saturday, May 23, 2009

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All in a days work on the allotment

I am beginning to understand why allotments are in high demand. Have just spent a great couple of hours on my hands and knees weeding Steve’s veg beds in The Village.It was both relaxing and hard work  – I came away with aching limbs, a sore back but a real sense of satisfaction at having […]

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The Village Update

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

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The Village Update

If you read this blog a few weeks back you would have seen that I am keen to secure a small plot  in a wonderful  group of allotments very near to my house in Eastbourne called The Village – right in the middle of the Meads if anyone knows the area. I keep popping  to […]

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Americans are no April Fools as they dig for victory

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

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Americans are no April Fools as they dig for victory

President Obama is in London today to share his vision for how (and if!) we can dig our way out of an enormous economic hole. Back home his fellow countrymen are also digging – in their gardens! It seems Americans are taking note of their inspirational leader’s self sufficiency at the White House and transforming […]

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Allotment Aristocrats

Friday, March 20, 2009

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Allotment Aristocrats

Have just found this wonderful web-site which gives you the planting times for every sort of vegetable. Its a brilliant way to keep an eye on what needs going into the ground now that spring appears to be emerging . http://www.gardenaction.co.uk/fruit_veg_diary/veg_planner.asp. You can even load up when the first and last frost might happen in […]

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