Amazing Kiwi Fruits on Plot 23

Thanks go to Val on Plot 23 for this story. Perhaps I ought to start by saying this is not an April Fool’s Day story. :-) This is Val’s recent harvest of Kiwi Fruits grown on her plot outside against her south-facing wall. She says the fruits are small but perfectly…

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Dodgy Geezers Alert

These two well dodgy characters were spotted yesterday. They appeared to be trying to sneak a stolen tractor on site.  Where they had hidden the rest of the tractor we are not sure.  However, they were entirely brazen in their efforts and looked pretty determined. It appeared that one was…

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Magic Moments and Butterflies

One of the joys of being on site at this time of year is catching sight of these visitors. Sedum seems to attract them in huge numbers.  I counted a dozen on this plant at different points in the day. Ah well, their days are numbered down to precious few I…

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New beginnings and new enthusiasts

It’s that time of year when plots begin to change hands.  All around the site there are signs of new plotters bringing extra energy to their newly acquired plots.  This wee detail on one caught my eye today. It’s a reminder that identifying your plot (which is a Council requirement) can…

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Stunning!

Our wild flower area has been simply stunning for weeks now. Thanks to everyone who helped with the hard work to get it re-established this year and especially Michael who kept faith with the original idea of a wild flower garden after the difficulties of our first efforts.

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How lucky are we?

The site was looking great in the sunshine this afternoon after lots of hard work to get it ready for our upcoming IYN assessment.  The new Octagon was a real picture. This cheeky chappie also seemed pleased to be on site and was clearly appreciative of Gordon Mitchell’s efforts on…

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