Allan has spent a lot of time at the plot over the last few weeks and has done so much. The big deep bed area is now completely dug over and he's starting to rotovate too He's even started to put some of the early potato pots on there too He's planted lots of potatoes … Continue reading Things are getting started
Nice huh... So finally the sun is shining and after a week away in the Lake District (amazing, beautiful, relaxing and very much needed), we're back home enjoying the sunshine here on the allotment We have a lot to do. Like, a lot. Allan is busy getting the rest of the potatoes in their pots … Continue reading Sunshine and sweat
Good morning! Well. Like the title says. Spring tried didn't it? Whilst there are daffodils and crocuses up, that's about it for anything really springlike in the allotment. The ground is sodden and whilst it does make it slightly easier to dig over (I know. I know. It's late), it's like soggy clay and I'm … Continue reading Well. Spring tried.
Good evening! It's 20:34 on Monday 12 June 2017 and I'm at the plot! Standing in the greenhouse as a matter of fact! I will be doing a proper update soon, but I thought I'd get a post on now whilst I thought about it (and whilst Allan chats with the other men folk!) As … Continue reading Live from the plot #1
... and things have shifted along nicely on the plot. So much so, we're nearly up to date (insert shocked face here!!) Allan has worked so hard to get everything dug over (with a small bit of help from me) and has started rotovating over the far side so that we can get the potato pots … Continue reading April 2017: Spring has finally sprung…
Hello. I apologise for the short but sweet update, but I'm very tired and running out of matchsticks to hold my eyes open... Well, it's the beginning of March and it's time we got moving on the plot. Allan has been very active at the plot this week, what with the slightly lighter nights and … Continue reading Progressing…
Welcome to our new (ish) blog! After a bit of thought, I've decided to move away from our old host to a more grown up version. Fear not though, all the posts from the old one are still here! So, this blog was originally planned for the beginning of February, but somehow, the month has … Continue reading New Blog – New Starts