Making a Hedgehog Home

I have to say that I have become totally obsessed with Pinterest, I began to use it for work purposes (Evoke Visual) that then progressed to ideas for our home and now I have opened up a whole new world  by utilising many many “boards” for allotment ideas and inspiration! As I have mentioned, we’re keen to…

Remember Remember the 5th Pile of Weeds!

It doesn’t seem like five minutes since we were trundling up to our Derbyshire village field last year for an evening of sparkle, beer and fire! For a small community we are very lucky to have such events as this and the summer carnival arranged by a dedicated few. As an asthmatic I must admit…

10 Great Christmas Present Ideas for the Allotmenteer!

Royal Horticultural Society Membership! Days out in gorgeous gardens…perfect! A Rather Posh Trowel and Fork Set For the glamorous gardener! A Traditional Trug Just when harvests couldn’t get any more exciting! Gardeners World Magazine Subscription For a monthly dose of inspiration Plant Pot Maker Kit Endless fun when sowing seeds! Cut Flower Seed Collection For endless bouquets! Sarah…

November Missions! 2015

How quickly the months are flying by, can you believe it’s almost the start of the Christmas countdown!! I’m still finding myself with plenty to do at and for the allotment. Here are my November missions… Sow the sweet peas at home (rollover from October) Winter digging and more winter digging! Relocate the raspberries Check on…

Raspberries on the Move!

I’ve been wanting to move our raspberry canes for a while. Their first position was literally the area that we began to dig over when we took on the plot. Now that I’m ready to start planning with a little more thought, it was time to get them on the move! The area that I…