Category Archives: Allotment

Soft fruit planting

Just a quick visit to the allotment today to pop in and plant up some soft fruit. It was a gorgeous sunny day and too good an opportunity to miss for a snap like this: The soil has taken a … Continue reading

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Allotment ground prep

The one problem about spending the entire weekend gardening is that none of the other jobs get done – still reorganising and clearing out the attic and sorting endless piles of paperwork can wait for the long, dark, cold days … Continue reading

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Allotment Society AGM

Tonight I hied myself away to the AGM for the allotment society.  Quite a turnout, about 40-50 people all very enthusiastic about all sorts of things.  It sounded like the society had been having issues with enthusiasm and input but … Continue reading

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More onions and garlic

The clocks went back last night (end of British Summer Time and heading into the long cold dark) so naturally I was WIDE AWAKE at 7:30am. I had a lazy morning and then pottered down to the allotment around lunchtime … Continue reading

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Planting onions, garlic and herbs

I stuck to my plan and at the first opportunity nipped back down to the allotment to do a little gentle ground preparation and planting.  I’m tackling things in moderation – not everything has to be done at once! But … Continue reading

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