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Parsnip Success 2012

Parsnip Success 2012

2012 has probably been our worst year for growing vegetables on our allotment in Hitchin, Herts. The extremes of temperature and rainfull were just too much for many of our crop to grow well and have left us disappointed and frustrated. However my spirits were lifted a few weeks ago when we dug our first … Continue reading

Planting Shallots & Digging Parsnips

Planting Shallots & Digging Parsnips

Our allotment in Hitchin has been sadly neglected over the past few months. With biting winter winds and snow on the ground it’s been difficult to raise any enthusiasm for growing vegetables! Armed with bags of shallots that I’ve recently bought from the local garden centre we set off this weekend to make amends. Our … Continue reading