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Transition Tynedale’s annual plant swap stall

Transition Tynedale’s annual plant swap stall will be held at the Hexham Farmers’ market will this year be on May 13th 2017. You can take any spare vegetables, or fruit seedlings or seeds to the stall to swap with something you … Continue reading

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What you can do on the allotment in April

It really should be the start of the busy period of sowing if the weather has been kindly in March and allowed you to get all the preparation done. But despite April being the go for it month there is … Continue reading

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Dig for Victory leaflets

All the old leaflets issued by the Ministry of Agriculture are available to read on this very interesting site. 1945 may seem a long time ago and you may think some of the information very dated. But there is a … Continue reading

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How long do seeds last?

We all know that there is a date on the back of our seed packets – a sort of best before guide. For a little light reading on the subject, here is an interesting article from an allotment gardening forum … Continue reading

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