Tag Archives: ground prep

AWOL and allotmenting

For various reasons I’ve been reading but not posting the last couple of weeks. My allotments are still surviving. The smaller Rose Avenue plot has delivered a fine crop of red currants the potatoes are ready to start harvesting the … Continue reading

Posted in Allotment | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Allotment – Tamworth Farm

May was very busy (holiday in Wales and visit to Plas Cadnant), fairly stressful time at work and two Teddy Thompson gigs so I’ve still not planted anything on my second plot. I’m hoping I may get some autumn veggies … Continue reading

Posted in Allotment | Tagged , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Allotment | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Allotment | Tagged , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Allotment | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in Back garden | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Allotment | Tagged , , | 2 Comments