I have sown a few seeds and have a few more planned to sow in March, but there are other tasks to complete before I get carried away with the seedlings!
It’s been a little over a year since my last blog post; it was never my intention to take a break but after transitioning to full-time work (I work part-time for a care company and part-time for myself), it’s the way that things panned out.
We have taken this opportunity (it’s fairly empty) to restrengthen and recover. Well, when I say recover I mean to make use of all the odds and sods bits of plastic and glass we have. Including an old patio door, old shower doors and abandoned greenhouse parts.
It’s not essential to have a shed at the allotment, but it certainly helps to have a place to keep your tools (we don’t leave anything valuable in ours). A shed can also become a place to retreat from the showers or just tot sit, have a cuppa and make plans!
In order to make the task manageable, we have been doing a bit at a time, firstly clearing of debris, strimming and then covering.
Well a fair bit has happened since I last wrote. On almost filling up our original plot, it came to the time a month or so ago when the pumpkin plants were ready to go out. On having either planted or allocated the majority of the space we had I was left scratching my head…