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Size Matters/ It was on a dead-end street

Far from the city we had known.  Suburbs of Boston.  No longer a rental in a three story but a one level ranch.  It sat on just an acre of dirt where it was new and still void of grass.  It was a great family home situated on a quiet dead-end street.  Mom still lives there and we do what we can to help around the house so she can stay.  A true family home.


The Big Allotment Challenge

Gardening Show

The Garden Smallholder

allotment shed

Silver River Productions, a TV company based in London are currently in production for a BBC2 primetime gardening show ‘The Big Allotment Challenge’. The series follows a handful of talented amateur kitchen gardeners as they transform a plot of earth into a patch of beauty and reveal all the wonderful possibilities that can be unlocked from allotment growing. Kitchen gardening and growing your own produce is an amazing way to live and this series celebrates that.

They are looking for contestants to feature in the series, those who have the skill and dedication and who could dig their way to victory and be crowned the winner of The Big Allotment Challenge. People who can cultivate the perfect carrot, make their green tomatoes into award winning chutney and turn their dahlias and sweet peas into floral arrangements fit for a Queen.

So whether you’re an allotment holder, a city living…

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