List/Grid Tag Archives: allotment

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 »

Much to do before festive break

Much to do before festive break

December 2013 Well I can’t believe that the festive season is nearly here but there are still a few jobs to do in the garden before the end of the… 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 »

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 »

Under the Weather

Under the Weather

‘Under the Weather’ As I sit here at noon on a Wednesday, my home has been enveloped by a huge dark cloud once again and the rain is misting out… Read more »

Steve’s Derbyshire Allotment

Steve’s Derbyshire Allotment

I can’t say I like anything at all about the dark drab dull winter months, I am very much a summer person and absolutely love the sunshine on my face… Read more »

Gardening memories of 2012

Gardening memories of 2012

Gardening memories of 2012 2012 was full of gardening memories, not least because of the almost never-ending rain and lack of sunshine. A while ago we asked our Twitter followers… Read more »

Richard Mulcahy

Richard Mulcahy

Guest blogger Richard Mulcahy has a shady plot in Co. Antrim and writes here about his allotment and growing early rhubarb. Shady plots In the winter months, I get a… Read more »

It’s war out there Down on the Allotment!

It’s war out there Down on the Allotment!

Guest blogger Sarah Morris laments the sabotage of her broccoli plants… My precious little broccoli seedings are being marmalized by gangs of delinquent hoodie pigeons! They just fly away up… Read more »