Glorious Garlic!

This is the second year we have over-wintered garlic. Last year at the advice of the previous plot holder we planted two whole bulbs in pots to avoid the bulbs sitting in the cold wet clay soil during the colder months. We had some considerable success albeit a bit small so it spurred us on to try again […]

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The ‘site inspection’

This weekend we had quite a few jobs to do on the plot such as fix the broken guttering and clear some fallen branches due to the recent windy weather! Every trip to the plot tends to start in the same way. My little routine generally begins by dropping off any bags in the shed […]

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Looking back to 2015

The summer of 2015 was pretty dire. Blackfly descended in apocalyptic proportions and we lost all our broad beans. Leeks were devastated by rust, whitefly ruined our brussel tops and the visiting molluscs seemed to be immune to any defence we threw at them… but still we did OK. Here are a few of our […]

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And so it begins…

Hi; Welcome to my new Blog! My name is Paula and I have been growing organic veg on a small 20m x 4m allotment in central London together with my husband for about 3 years. Like so many people, we’re very lucky to have our little plot because allotments in London are pretty rare and […]

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