Tag Archives: spring

Allotment Adventures: More relaxed than I probably should be

Everything is looking good but I also feel like everything is behind and I’m not too worried about it. Over the bank holiday Ma and I will sort out compost and wood and I’m going to sow the squashes direct … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Not As Expected

On Saturday, despite some disappointments (lack of wood and compost) we were rearing and ready to get to the plot. Then Mum’s knee went out from under her, it’s a thing, it’s happened before and she was not happy about … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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 … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Allotment Every Day

Last week, Monday to Friday, I went to the allotment every morning, I didn’t go on the weekend because I was feeling really puny (not at all virus related, not even a cold) so I had a weekend off and … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Social Distancing

In all of this madness, I’m still allowed to go to the allotment, so that’s good. I was there for 5 hours on Saturday and I dug a pond! It needs some planting but that can wait for a bit … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Storm Dennis

I need to start this week’s update on the plot with a tiny rant. On the 23 Jan, I ordered lots of raised beds from Primrose, three for me and seven for Dionne, they had a 2 to 4 days … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Seedlings

We’re at the point in the allotment year, when I’m either worrying about seedlings, either they’re leggy and indoors or maybe dying and outside. Either way I always feel that I’ve got it wrong and it always works out. I’m … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Pests

This week in allotment adventures the broad beans have blackfly. I can cope with having to cover all the beds because otherwise the foxes dig them up, I can more or less handle the foxes trying to treat my raised … Continue reading

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