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A new season at my allotment

A new season at my allotment

A new season in a new growing year. Spring, my favourite time of year. This will be my sixth season at my allotment in Southampton. It is eleven rods long,… 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 »

The vegetable revolution

The vegetable revolution

There’s a vegetable revolution going on, one which is set to change the face of allotments, and engage a whole new audience. It’s rainbow veg! Get on board with the… 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 »

End of season in the allotment

End of season in the allotment

Another growing season draws to an end, well just about. I have been down the allotment this morning and I am still getting crops from beetroot, leeks, cauliflower, parsnips, chard,… 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 »

Advice for the new allotment holder

Advice for the new allotment holder

Advice for the new allotment holder This short post is all about string. The string-thing is aimed at new allotment plot holders. As they, like me, may be daunted by… Read more »

Your local allotment needs you!

Your local allotment needs you!

What can we do to ensure that our allotments are getting the love that they deserve? Locally to me in Hertfordshire, there are some sites which have been threatened with… Read more »