Category Archives: allotment

Allotment Adventures: Bank Holiday Fun

I was at the allotment every day over the Bank Holiday Weekend all four days and we still didn’t do everything we planned to. Here’s what did get done. Ma and I Heath Robinson-ed a cage for the gooseberries from chicken … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Baby I’m Back

After last week’s gloom, I gave myself a good talking to and got back to work. I tackled that rubbish heap and we dug out all the weedy bits. We’ve covered it and I’m going to plant squash straight through … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Indecisive and Inadequate

I’m feeling a bit lost at the moment. Mostly, I’m just a bit lost because I don’t want to make a mistake and I don’t really know what I’m doing, I’m feel indecisive and inadequate. So I need not to … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The best laid plans

As I said last week, the plot is just waiting for the warmer weather to get going. Last week, we left it weeded within an inch of its life, with planted potatoes and some grape hyacinths. This week, I was … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Waiting Impatiently…

We’re in that maddening time when things are starting to happen but it’s all happening very slowly.. The weather is warming up and the days are longer, so things are greener. The gooseberry bushes have tiny flowers on them already. … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Spring is coming in

It’s weird, I feel like I’ve been waiting on Spring forever. Finally, things are coming alive again, my gooseberry and raspberries have leaves, the blackcurrant and plum are in bud and my rhubarbs have some leaves too.The overwintered onions, garlic, broad … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: All about the moneys

It was inevitable that at some point I’d talk about money and the allotment at some point and I feel I need to start this post with saying that I am completely aware that I’m not poor, like a lot … Continue reading

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