Tag Archives: autumn

Allotment Adventures: The Compost Area

After a week off, we finally started to think about our plot extension, Joe has taken what he wanted and it’s now all ours, this is the view from the back of the plot. There is lots of work to … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Trying to be positive about November

Happy Monday! Well November still sucks, I’m tired and having strange dreams and it’s dark. In order to get through the dark days, I have been really hygge-ing it up. I’m all about the candles and the cosy blankets with … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Autumn Work

We got to the plot on Sunday and found it pretty unchanged despite our neglect of it last week. There is a temptation in the autumn, as the plot calms down to be done with allotment work, I know that … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: First Frost

Last week, we had our first frost of the autumn, so it was time to take in all the squash and pull up all the tomato plantsIt’s a lot. We have lots of clear beds and lots to do. We … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: This week I are be mostly having a cold

Happy Monday! So over the weekend, I developed a cold, it’s a mild cold, it won’t kill me, I would like to have a week in bed but I’m just over a stomach bug and a week into a new … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: It Just Keeps Coming…

This week it rained, which wasn’t good for anyone’s spirits but was really good for the plot! The produce is still coming but we are more into the leafy, green stage of the year. Every week I think will be … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: You need a spreadsheet

Happy Monday! I was completely missing in action last week with a stomach bug! I had a day out and worked from home two days, most of the time I wasn’t working or throwing up was spent sleeping.I also got … Continue reading

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Self Care for Season Affective Disorder

September is not my favourite month, even on its warmer days, there’s a chill in the morning and evenings and over the course of the month we lose two hours of daylight. Which for people like me who are seasonally … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: November visit

After a week’s absence, the allotment was the beginning of my very busy Saturday.It’s looking very autumnal at the moment and Saturday was a very quick visit. We cleared up the Halloween stuff and cleared the nasturtiums that finally admitted … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Ma Does All the Work

This weekend was the Ealing Half, so I was handing out water and left Ma on the plot with a packed breakfast, a flask of coffee and a worklist. She was amazing. We called time on all the summer and … Continue reading

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