Allotment Adventures: Getting to Work

I have a confession, I’m finding all the time alone on the allotment a little difficult, I miss my trusty sidekick!

So I haven’t done as much as I planned, but I have done some things, the potatoes are in and the beetroot has been sown.

I’ve taken a decision not to fill up one of the squash beds and use the compost for other parts of the plot. Like the rose garden. Next month, I’ll see if I can still order some compost from somewhere else but I’m trying to chill a little bit.

The gooseberries are starting to blossom and the autumn raspberries are recovering from last week’s frosty mornings.


Ice on the pond in March!

It’s all in hand!

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4 Responses to Allotment Adventures: Getting to Work

  1. Neil says:

    Keep calm and carry on. I have made myself a rose garden. Hoping it will bloom this year, about 40 cuttings

    • nicdempsey says:

      I am carrying on, but it doesn’t hurt to name a problem! 40 cuttings sounds much more planned and ambitious than my effort, I just relocated some of the roses around the plot so I could see them. I have no idea what they are, so it’ll be interesting…

  2. Neil says:

    I pruned the roses in my front garden to paint a fence. So the cuttings went to the plot. You are correct no harm in naming a problem.

  3. I’ve just discovered your blog and already I share your pain, I’ll look forward to following your musings.

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