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allotment life - plot 102

Ive talked about my allotment quite a bit in the past and its been a part of my life for nearly 12 years, so when I nearly lost it at the end of last year due to various reasons I was determined not let it sip through my fingers. The photo above doesn't show how bad it had got, the whole area had simply gone to grass or weeds with brambles (that do have the most lush berries) that were trespassing on areas they shouldn't. With the help of my sister we spent the first couple months of this year cutting back and burning as much as we could. We built a new compost area as the first one was full and I have been digging over areas to reveal beautiful fertile soil. 

With the help of my two year old assistant nephew, we split the rhubarb and planted it in a long row, which has given it a new lease of life. I can't wait to have all those crumbles and even try making some rhubarb gin this year, my neighbours made it last year and it was delicious! Whilst getting the plot back int…

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