Our Allotment Plan 2016

I’ve had lots of fun over the past couple of months creating my plan for our dream allotment and here it is! There’s no hard and fast rules about sticking to this but I’m happy to have a great guide in my pocket of how I saw things fitting in at the beginning of the year.…

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…

Sowing Broad Beans in Autumn

When flicking through my gardening books, wondering what else I could get into the ground at this time of year, I’ve noticed broad beans (fava) mentioned a few times. I thought I’d give it a go with a pack of 20 Aquadulce, suitable for Autumn to Spring sowing. Purchased from Amazon.co.uk. In still having a decent…

Our Hungry Caterpillar Grew Up!

With all of the lovely fresh veg that has been passing through our kitchen of late, it’s inevitable that a bug or two is going to visit too!  A couple of weeks ago we noticed a little pupae on or kitchen window. The kids and I decided to keep it and see what came from…