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What to grow on the allotment this season

What to grow on the allotment this season

With all the crocus and daffodils popping their little heads through the soil, it gets me thinking about my plan on what to grow in the coming season on the… Read more »

Making a start on your plot

Making a start on your plot

So you’re now the proud tenant of your new plot. You look, you scratch your head, you stand and survey. The fact of the matter is, there is only one… Read more »

Therapeutic Gardening – How has it helped Melanie ?

Therapeutic Gardening – How has it helped Melanie ?

Here Thrive, the UK charity that uses therapeutic gardening to change lives, shows how it has made a difference to Melanie’s life. Two years ago when Melanie came to Thrive… Read more »

One allotment, two children and a caravan

One allotment, two children and a caravan

Hello. I’m Urvashi and I have an allotment in Enfield. I waited a while for it and had almost given up hope when the phone rang and the ever so… Read more »

Is it ripe yet?

Is it ripe yet?

Growing your own crops is so satisfying, not forgetting about all the health benefits of eating fresh vegetables too. We spend a lot of time caring for our crops, protecting… Read more »

Sweet Chilli Relish

Sweet Chilli Relish

A relish generally consists of fruit or vegetable pieces within a sauce and a superb way to make use of those spare fruit and veg in your garden. There is… Read more »

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 growing in the garden

All is growing in the garden

Because March was so mild everything in the garden is moving on at long last, but because the soil is still quite wet and cold below, night frosts are still… 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 »

Wet start to the year – unruley weather

Wet start to the year – unruley weather

Despite the wet start to this year I have still managed to finish my winter digging. Despite the allotment site being clay soil, my plots have had so much organic… Read more »