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Beautiful Evenings on the Allotment

The weather at the moment is glorious. Blue cloudless sky and warm sunny evenings spent on the allotment is a tonic, the stresses of everyday life melt away the moment I step through the gate. 162 more words


Allotment Shed

The new shed has been in place on plot 33 for a number of weeks, I’ve even managed to paint it a lovely shade of cream thanks to the warm dry weather that’s been hanging around. 234 more words


Scaling the rhubarb mountain...

It’s at this time of year that the rhubarb goes into overdrive: sunshine one minute, heavy showers the next – perfect growing weather! Despite cutting back my rhubarb bed when I downsized from a full allotment to three-quarters, the two smaller beds I created seemed to have expanded beyond all expectations. 641 more words


5 Easy Gardening Jobs for May

Can you believe it’s May already? This is an important month for us gardeners. Whether we’re giving our shrubs the Chelsea chop, or planting out our prized brassicas, this is a busy time. 96 more words


Back to it

It’s fair to say I’ve NOT been giving allotmenting much of a priority for the last six months or so. Unlike my actual proper job, whatever that is, gardening isn’t really something you can do remotely and my priorities lately have involved travelling lots. 608 more words

Allotment Gardening

Rhubarb Harvest

It’s the bank holiday weekend and we’ve had out first proper harvest! 167 more words


Finally... they are in!

After what seems like ages, I finally managed to get my potatoes in the ground. To say the weather hasn’t been great this year so far is an understatement, but it looks like it has now settled down. 161 more words