Love what you grow!

What creative ways have you tried when carrying your precious cargo of seeding to their final home? Without a car or greenhouse it doesn’t matter how careful I am, something inevitably is crushed on route from windowsill to plot and I then spend a period of time with baited breath and fingers crossed for a […]

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Exciting plans!

So I haven’t actually mentioned what I’ll be growing this year have I! Well, like so many other keen growers, I smiled with anticipation when several seed catalogues popped through the letterbox during the winter months and excitedly made some decision based on the varieties that caught my eye fantasising about the baskets of bright shiny bounty […]

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A tour of the plot

I thought you might like a little tour of the plot… Although it’s looking a bit bare this time of year there are still some interesting things going on. The first thing to tell you is that the plot is actually pretty small. The National Allotment Society recommends the average UK allotment should be 250 square meters but […]

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My favourite!

The weekend saw us planting spuds…. finally. I’ve mentioned before that potatoes are my favourite vegetable so it warms my heart to know that they grow pretty well on the plot. Result! Like many allotmenteers it’s a tradition to plant potatoes Easter weekend but storm Katie had other plans this year and we had to rethink […]

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