Tag Archives: flowers

Allotment Adventures: Summer Exhaustion and Autumn Planning

There hasn’t been an update for two weeks and the harvests have been crazy… So much food! This weekend we said goodbye to the french beans, the wind did for the frame and so we pulled them up. Last weekend … Continue reading

Posted in allotment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Allotment Adventures: August is the month

Confession time, this has not been my best allotment year. The adjustment to the bigger plot, three months without my hardworking sidekick (Jillian, Destroyer of all Weeds) was tough just at the point that I should have been thinking about … Continue reading

Posted in allotment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Allotment Adventures: Tidying up

The theme of my week was tidying up and it continued into the allotment. Ma and I re-purposed some furniture from the flat and re-arranged the shed. Floor space! Looking back we seem always to have a shed tidy at … Continue reading

Posted in allotment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Allotment Adventures: A change of plan

Last Saturday, during an epic watering session of the plot (mostly of the squash!) Ma turned around and said we should put an area to sit in next to the rose garden and pond. That part of the plot gets … Continue reading

Posted in allotment, Gardening | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Allotment Adventures: Slow

Posted in allotment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Allotment Adventures: The Weedfinder General Returns

With the general relaxation of lockdown rules last Saturday, the allotment committee decided that people like my mum could come back in! Which we were both very excited about. Four and a half hours on the plot and I finally … Continue reading

Posted in allotment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Allotment Adventures: June

So I had a list 2 weeks ago and this is where we are with it. weed the paths cut the grass weed the top of the plot weed the beds pot up the verbena half the old broad bean … Continue reading

Posted in allotment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Allotment Adventures: I need to spend some time

So last weekend, I didn’t do any work on the allotment. There is always work to be done but I’m still missing my work partner and so I need to do double the work to keep up and I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in allotment | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Allotment Adventures: Planting Out

We had a cold snap last week, while everything survived, the in ground potatoes got some damage, but they’ll come back. And I know there are potatoes because the fox has dug some of them up! After the frosty conditions … Continue reading

Posted in allotment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Allotment Adventures: Struggling a tiny bit

Despite the glorious weather, I’m still trying to summon my energy for the work, I’m feeling listless and uninspired. With the bank holiday and extra days off, in addition to being home all the time, I’ve completely lost track of … Continue reading

Posted in allotment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment