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These articles are primarily written for and sent in to the local charity for the blind and partially sighted called, "The Stafford And Stone Talking Newspaper." They used to be sent in with my mothers monthly "Gardening Tips," articles that did for some years until she passed away aged 95.

Hixon Year Seven
Article 114 Propagation Special.
Article 115 Working With Fruit Trees.
Article 116 Sowing Some Unusual Seeds.
Article 117 The End Of Cold Nights.
Article 118 More Fun Dividing Plants.
Article 119 Late Frosts.
Article 120 Garlic And Asparagus.
Article 121 Problems With A New Plot.
Article 122 Some Successes And Failures.
Article 123 Some Problems With Water.
Article 124 Success With Trees.
Article 125 On With More Crops.
Article 126 Some late Pruning & Spare Plants.
Article 127 A Good Harvest.
Article 128 Fruit Harvest Round Up.
Article 129 Still Things To Be Done.

Hixon Year Six
Article 91 Starting Another Season.
Article 92 Seed Sowing In Earnest.
Article 93 Non Stop Harvesting.
Article 94 Onions And More.
Article 95 More Unusual Seed Sowing
Article 96 Herbs - Seeds And Cuttings.
Article 97 Starting Tender Allotment Plants.
Article 98 Into May
Article 99 Early Crops.
Article 100 Some Seasonal Work.
Article 101 More Fun With Herbs.
Article 102 Vegetables Doing Nicely.
Article 103 Flowers On My Allotment.
Article 104 The Fruit Harvest.
Article 105 Another New Vegetable.
Article 106 The End Of Summer.
Article 107 Planting Bulbs.
Article 108 Interesting Climbers.
Article 109 Winter's Coming.
Article 110 Jobs Indoors.
Article 111 Jobs For January.
Article 112 On A Nice Winters Day
Article 113 Spring Planting Of Flowers.

Hixon Year Five
Article 69 Over Winter.
Article 70 Out With The Old.
Article 71 Late Frosts.
Article 72 Problems With Fruit Trees & Bushes.
Article 73 Emptying The Cold Frames.
Article 74 Later Plantings For The Unusual.
Article 75 Harvesting The Fruit?
Article 76 Yet More Fruit?
Article 77 Fun With Fruit Trees.
Article 78 Making Use Of Propagators.
Article 79 Lots Of Flowers.
Article 80 In The Best Tradition.
Article 81 Moving Out Of  Summer.
Article 82 Jobs For Autumn.
Article 83 More Jobs For Autumn.
Article 84 Jams And Chutneys.
Article 85 Thinking Of Winter & Next Season.
Article 86 Last Harvest Of The Unusual.
Article 87 Beware Of Buying Mail Order!
Article 88 December.
Article 89 Keeping Busy In The Winter.
Article 90 Spring Is Not Far Away.

Hixon Year Four
Article 50 An Early Harvest
Article 51 Starting The New Season.
Article 52 Another New Plot.
Article 53 Trouble With Wind.
Article 54 The Power Of Advertising.
Article 55 The Pleasures Of Nature!
Article 56 Problems With Weeds.
Article 57 Edging My Plot.
Article 58 Planting For The Future.
Article 59 The Soft Fruit Harvest.
Article 60 More Maintenance And Construction Work.
Article 61 Autumn Fruits.
Article 62 Planting More Raspberries And Exotics.
Article 63 Yet More Late Fruit Harvesting.
Article 64 A New Cold Frame And Tool Box.
Article 65 More Success With the Unusual.
Article 66 Little Success With Flowers.
Article 67 Double Cropping.
Article 68 Winter Has Come.

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Hixon Year Three
Article 37 Spring Is Coming
Article 38 Clearing The Rubbish
Article 39 Planting More Unusual Vegetables
Article 40 Planting Flowers To Cut For The House
Article 41 Problems At The Start Of The Season
Article 42 Harvesting The Fruit
Article 43 Winter Crops
Article 44 Harvesting The Vegetables
Article 45 Preparing For The Winter
Article 46 The Last Of The Harvesting
Article 47 Yet More New Vegetables
Article 48 A Bit Of Experimenting With Fruit
Article 49 Planting More Fruit

Hixon Year TWO.
Article 13 The Allotments And the Sites Rules.
Article 14 Perennial Vegetables.
Article 15 Growing Problems.
Article 16 Rushing In Where Fools, etc!
Article 17 The Jubilee Fete.
Article 18 Scorzonera - An Old Fashioned Root Vegetable
Article 19 A Load Of Manure And A New Compost Heap
Article 20 Lots Of Wind And Wet
Article 21 More Interest In Vegetables
Article 22 Seeds And Propagation
Article 23 The Wet Continues!
Article 24 Success With Fig Trees
Article 25 Fun With Strawberries
Article 26 Making And Repairing Cloches
Article 27 Weeds & Other Pests
Article 28 Harvesting
Article 29 Disease And Pest Resistant Varieties.
Article 30 Autumn Has Come
Article 31 Some Autumn Planting
Article 32 Mixed Success With Some Exotic Vegetables
Article 33 Flowers On The Allotment
Article 34 Bad Weather And Frosts.
Article 35 A Few Winter Jobs.
Article 36 Waiting For The New Season.

Hixon Year ONE.
Article 1 Preparing For Our New Allotment.
Article 2 Planting At Last.
Article 3 Moles and Rain At Last.
Article 4 The Birds & Bees, Scarecrows & Our Vicar!
Article 5 Starting To Harvest.
Article 6 Some Fun Plants For the Allotment!
Article 7 Some More New Plants.
Article 8 A Glut of Everything.
Article 9 Winter Is Coming.
Article 10 Thinking About Vegetables In The Winter.
Article 11 The Start Of Seed Sowing Time And The Beginnings Of New Life.
Article 12 Yet More Fruit Trees.

 

 

 

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