Monthly Archives: April 2016

Allotments – updates!

Last weekend was a little cold and grey but I headed down to the site anyway.  I spent most of my time on the new plot at Tamworth Farm, mainly because I wanted to get a good dose of weedkiller … Continue reading

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Allotment – Tamworth Farm

This is the new plot I’ve taken on. Out allotment site is made up of three areas – Rose Avenue (with smaller starter plots which was brought back into cultivation in 2013) and Tamworth Farm and the Horseshoe which have been … Continue reading

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Allotment – Rose Avenue

This is my original plot at Rose Avenue 7m x 5m to give an overall 35 square metres. The crudely drawn white lines (I have MS Paint and am not afraid to use it) show the boundaries. The black compost … Continue reading

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Back garden clean-up – update!

Quite a bit more achieved on the great back garden clean-up! I finally got around to squeezing myself between the Pyracantha and the fire-escape and cleaned up the areas underneath the fire-escape.  I now remember the concrete there is actually a … Continue reading

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Potato planting

Today dawned bright and sunny and I have been racing around since 7am.  Some much needed admin paperwork has been done, I’ve viewed a new plot at the allotment site (more in another post), I visited the Transition Town Tooting … Continue reading

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March spend

March was the month I took my eye off the ball spend-wise.  On the plus side my spending patterns are consistent, on the minus side a busy month meant I relied far too much on purchasing breakfast and lunch on … Continue reading

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Back garden – post winter clear up day 5

As ever I have massively underestimated the time it takes to do things when you have a tiny garden and no room to swing the proverbial cat.  I’ve spent most of the last few days shuffling pots, garden furniture and … Continue reading

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