Our Allotment Plan 2016

I’ve had lots of fun over the past couple of months creating my plan for ourย 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.…

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 aboutย it quite frequently, every day that I spend at my desk or that it’s raining at the weekend,…

Green Manure

Overwinter Nitrogen Fixing Rye Vetch Mix Today the main task was the bean bed. This year I had used this space for potatoes so it was ready for a good clear up and my first sowing of some green manure. I went on somewhat of a mission to get this dug over and weeded! Almost…