Tag Archives: ground prep

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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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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Back garden – day 2 post winter clear up

Busy day which has had to end a little early as I need to jump in the shower and then head out to meet friends for a coffee before going to a gig. The Pyrantha is mostly pruned (though I … Continue reading

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Back garden – day 1 of the post winter clear up!

Now the BFI Flare festival is over I can get back to concentrating on the important things – my garden and allotment! My poor back garden has suffered much over winter – mostly because I’ve not had the time to … 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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Allotment ground preparation

A fairly sunny and, once you started working, warm day meant an afternoon at the allotment for a day dedicated to ground preparation.  Chance to see how the area I dug over before Xmas had held up against all the … Continue reading

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