Category Archives: Allotment

How will the Tomatoes fare this year?

A few weeks back I though that we were going to have a nice Summer and that the seasons were going to behave and allow crops to develop normally. Looking at the weather report for the weekend it’s seeming that … Continue reading

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Time to sow seeds whilst the sun shines…

We made use of the warmer weather today to make a start on sowing some seeds at our allotment. A trip to a local garden centre was first port of call, with potting compost a priority, as well as some … Continue reading

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It’s National Allotments Week.

As I mentioned in my previous post, today marks the start of National Allotments Week, organised by The National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners Ltd. (NSALG). According to their website created for this event (http://thehorticulturalchannel.info/nationalallotmentweek): “National Allotments Week is a … Continue reading

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Allotment progress

It seems like ages since we’ve had any rain and it means we’re eeking all the water we can out of our water butts. We’ve added two more butts that we purchased at auction, positioning them to collect water from … Continue reading

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