Category: allotment

Some chard harvested for supper.

Some chard harvested for supper.

Some beautiful nasturtium growing on my allotment.

Some beautiful nasturtium growing on my allotment.

So I have tried again. Cleared the weeds and re-sowed carrots,…

So I have tried again. Cleared the weeds and re-sowed carrots, turnips and Swede. Instead of sowing in rows I just sprinkled the seeds over all the soil.
We shall see what germinates.

ROOTING OUT THE VEG I have been a little neglectful recently and…

ROOTING OUT THE VEG
I have been a little neglectful recently and you can see from all the weeds I have a bit of work to do.
In the spring I sowed the seeds for turnips, parsnips, beetroot and carrots.
The only thing that grew were the beetroot and carrots.
My parsnips and turnips were a no show.

Its always a bonus when you find a few random beetroot! 

Its always a bonus when you find a few random beetroot! 

Matt and I had 6 hours at the allotment today, sorting out tools…

Matt and I had 6 hours at the allotment today, sorting out tools for the move and digging potatoes. 

I love these little critters! They have done an incredible job…

I love these little critters! They have done an incredible job of keeping the slugs at bay. 

Mid summer down at my allotment ? love my sunflowers and…

Mid summer down at my allotment ? love my sunflowers and there’s so many produce to pick and prep I don’t know where to start.

Mid summer down at my allotment ? love my sunflowers and…

Mid summer down at my allotment ? love my sunflowers and there’s so many produce to pick and prep I don’t know where to start.

Mid summer down at my allotment ? love my sunflowers and…

Mid summer down at my allotment ? love my sunflowers and there’s so many produce to pick and prep I don’t know where to start.