I try to grow my onions from seed, but I couldn’t resist this pack of my favourite Red Barron onions from home bargains, just 99p!
We are not particularly big fans of either method of dig or no dig and are pretty open minded to both still, continuing to experiment as we go along, this gives us somewhat of a patchwork plot, some covered with a layer of organic matter for the winter, some parts covered with plastic and membrane and others simply winter dug over. I quite like the variety.
Having spent just a couple of half days ‘up the allotment’ over the past couple of weeks, with a clear list of jobs, we seem to have gotten a lot done!!
First day back at the allotment this year and what a sorry sight it was too! Little and often is going to be the way forward for us this year, so I set an hour aside for some tidying up! We really haven’t got a lot up there that could have been damaged by the storms but there was…