Throw In The Trowel?

Settling down for a day at my desk this week, when thankfully I received a text message to let me know, shall we say, that my allotment shed was not quite where I had left it! It’s a familiar story over the winter when the winds get up. Now that the MET office are naming storms, I can say quite bizarrely that “Gareth took my shed” along with plenty of other allotment structures nationally by the sound of it.

Broad Beans and Recycling!

I usually start off our broad beans in the greenhouse and when they reach a good size, move them outside but I have noticed that the plants, despite having a good start, always end up rather small!

Onwards and Upwards

I don’t think it’s uncommon for allotmenteers to tend to their plots sporadically, for those of us that attempt to juggle work, family and the allotment, it can sometimes be a struggle to keep all of those balls in the air! This has certainly been the case for me of late. After a summer of…