Category Archives: Allotment

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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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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In the beginning

I took on my allotment just over two years ago now.  Alas summer 2014 and 2015 were not kind to me in terms of having time to spend on the plot. So this is a quick reminder (in advance of … Continue reading

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Weekend plans

So it’s a ovely day in London with sunshine streaming in through the window – alas I;m at work (for at least another hour) and not in the garden elbows deep in planting out some stocks and primroses. Weekend (gardening!) … Continue reading

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New year, new plans!

An inauspicious start to the year – 3 days on the couch with the cold from hell – has at least given me thinking time for what I want to achieve in 2016. And it’s all about health, consumption (or … Continue reading

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Planting rhubarb and flowers

In between the apparently endless deluges of rain we have had a few fine days and today was one. So back down to the allotment with a giant amount of Things To Do some of which you can see below: … Continue reading

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