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Advantages Cheap Plastic Sheds

Cheap Plastic Sheds

Cheap Plastic Sheds I am a fan of cheap plastic sheds. I prefer wooden sheds, but when it comes to saving money and being practical I think cheap plastic sheds can be a good choice. Unfortunately, they do have a weakness as shown above. This is a picture taken last week of a cheap plastic […]

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Advantages Raised Beds

Advantages Of Raised Beds When I look at raised beds on an allotment I find myself often thinking how nice they look and wondering how much they cost, but what are the advantages of raised beds for the keen allotmenter? It may be best to start with a definition of what raised beds actually are: […]

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Cheap Wheelbarrow

Cheap Wheelbarrows

  Cheap Wheelbarrow A cheap wheelbarrow is not cheap if it needs to be bought frequently! Although we might aspire to a Jackson professional builders wheelbarrow, the truth is I know very few people prepared to invest a significant amount of money in a wheelbarrow especially if it is to be stored on an allotment. Apart […]

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How to force rhubarb

How to force rhubarb

Introduction on how to force rhubarb Forcing rhubarb to get extra sweet red stalks early in the year can be an obsession, involving large barns deliberately kept dark with soil covered in straw for warmth, but for an allotmenter a simply trick for how to force rhubarb is to cover it with a large plastic […]

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Ants Aphids Fruit Trees

  Ants & Aphids On Fruit Trees There can be little more upsetting for a gardener than seeing a beloved fruit tree covered with ants and aphids (either black or white). An aphid attack is pretty common, but the presence of ants can make the aphid attack much more severe as the ants effectively farm […]

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Best Wormery - Wormcity

Best Wormery?

Wormery Buyer’s Guide It may be strange to say, but wormeries can make a great present, or personal reward, for a keen allotmenter. They can also be excellent at motivating children to become involved in gardening through the enjoyment of feeding the worms. See best selling wormeries on Amazon UK. Why are wormeries so good? It […]

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