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What a difference a month makes

What a difference a month makes

May 2014 What a difference a month makes! After the wet winter and the mild spell in April the garden is bursting with growth. I don’t think I have ever… Read more »

All is finally moving in the garden

All is finally moving in the garden

March 2014 As March has been so mild all in the garden is moving at long last, but care still needs taking as the soil is still quite wet and… Read more »

Challenging weather but all still done

Challenging weather but all still done

January 2014 Despite the wet autumn and start to this year I have still managed to finish my winter digging. Luckily, despite the allotment site being clay soil, my plots… Read more »

Much to do before festive break

Much to do before festive break

Much to do before the festive break December 2013 Well the festive season is just around the corner but there are still a few jobs to do in the garden… Read more »

The results are in

The results are in

September 2013 – The results are in… At the end of August the ‘Best Kept Allotment’ is announced. It’s judged at the beginning of June, July and August where you… Read more »

Enjoy the blooms and bring in the harvest

Enjoy the blooms and bring in the harvest

August 2013 August has arrived and the weather has continued to be glorious, although the odd days we have had showers of rain have been most welcome. I am still… Read more »

Water, water, water keeps the garden rosy

Water, water, water keeps the garden rosy

Water, water, water keeps the garden rosy July 2013 I love to see the sun as much as anybody and it certainly makes the plants grow, but they could also… Read more »

Hampton Court 2013 – My Highlights

Hampton Court 2013 – My Highlights

I was lucky enough to visit this show on press day this year, the weather was hot and I felt sorry for some of the exhibitors having to cope with… Read more »

All’s growing well

All’s growing well

June 2013 – All’s growing well All the bedding plants put in the borders at the end of May and watered in for a few nights have now got away… Read more »

My Chelsea Highlights 2013

My Chelsea Highlights 2013

My Chelsea Highlights 2013 I was lucky enough to visit this year’s centenary show and the same excited feeling came over me, as it does most years as I entered… Read more »