Autumn at the Allotment

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!!

A Brand New Year at the Allotment!

Happy New Year! After a really difficult 2016, unfortunately our time at the allotment tapered off in the last quarter of the year and boy did I miss the place. Now here we are, a brand new year and a fresh start, I’ve been doing a spot of allotment shopping and I can’t wait to…

Nick Bakers Worm World / Worm Farm

I thought it would be a great idea to ask Father Christmas to bring my little man a one of these fantastic sets to create his very own worm habitat!  It’s all very good telling the kids what a great invaluable job all of the worms in the soil but nothing quite gets the message…

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…

Winter Digging

I can’t quite believe it’s been a whole year since we first heard the phrase ‘winter digging’! Yes, that’s rights I’d never heard of it before! Now, the green figured creature that I am becoming day dreams about it quite frequently, every day that I spend at my desk or that it’s raining at the weekend,…