All Posts Tagged with "mud"

Jul 28

Of gnomes and names

November is an uninspiring time for gardeners. Days are indecently short, and the grunt work of weeding and digging isn’t balanced by the usual joy of planting.


Nov 21

The flood

Our allotment is six feet from a river that Wikipedia describes as ‘the most volatile and fast-rising river in the World’.  Wikipedia can be unreliable, and spelling ‘world’ with a capital ‘W’ doesn’t inspire confidence, but it’s true the Wharfe can rise and fall in minutes, sweeping people off stepping stones and (perhaps) flooding allotments. […]


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