I planted some peas a while back in one of my raised beds and they are finally making an appearance. I planted them straight in the bed, so wasn’t sure if they would put in an appearance. I am worried about sowing directly into the ground as I feel I have less control over things… Continue reading I can see peas!
I have been quietly working away on the allotment over the last couple of months and have made a little progress. I have (with help from my dad): Properly installed the water butt, complete with new guttering around both sides of the shed, a stand and a makeshift lid to stop leaves and critters falling… Continue reading Quiet Developments
I had some time off from work over Christmas and meant I could get stuck in clearing the allotment. We went to the tip Christmas Eve (a not so festive use of the day) and in one day between Christmas and New Year my dad and I “fixed” the shed (I think we just prolonged… Continue reading Christmas on the allotment
When I think about turning my allotment into somewhere I can actually grow things I start to feel overwhelmed very quickly. It feels like such a large task and not like anything I have done before. Therefore, I thought the best thing I could do would been to break everything down in small manageable tasks.There… Continue reading Winter goals (starting small)
This month (December). I took possession of a local allotment plot. I have been on the waiting list for a couple of years and have been slowly creeping up to the top. Last time the council sent me an update I was still about fourteenth on the list so I was surprised to receive a… Continue reading The begining