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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 »

Ready, steady, sow

Ready, steady, sow

Ready, steady, sow April 2013 Well, Easter at the end of last month and the beginning of this was not the best for gardeners, but luckily since then the weather… 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 »

Mission accomplished  – January 2013

Mission accomplished – January 2013

Mission accomplished – January 2013 Mission accomplished, despite the wet autumn last year and over the majority of the festive period I still managed to finish my winter digging at… 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 »

Much to do before winter really arrives

Much to do before winter really arrives

November 2012 Well November is here along with some fresh days and cold nights. Good job my mushroom compost has arrived as this has kept me warm moving it onto… Read more »

Steve Woodward – tales from the allotment

Steve Woodward – tales from the allotment

It’s mid October and the wife wanted me to go to the allotment this morning to get a few veg for a Sunday roast dinner, there are still a good… Read more »