And some images taken on my walk back from the Allotment
Started a new project this month – moving the Polytunnel!.
I had a ‘spare’ frame which has been in the shed since early last year – i needed a new cover and it was only £20 more to buy the full set , ie frame and cover than just the cover itself .
Phase 1 : assemble the frame in situ – it is (more…)
Started again with the sowing of some of the seeds. My aim this year is to have several types of vegetables in one raised bed and try and time it such that as one bed is coming to harvest the other bed (with the same type of vegetables) will be growing on . Not sure how it will turn out but will keep (more…)
I have managed (in between dodging rain , snow gale force winds !!) to finally plant my garlic.
These were bought from Wilko, not used them from there before so hoping they give a good crop. 3 bulbs gave me 20 cloves to plant so should keep us going for few weeks late summer onwards .
Well , thats the first month of 2018 just about over – where did it go??
As everyone says , not much to do in the Allotment at this time of the year. I have visited the plot every day (bar 2!) mainly to see to the Hens, especially when the temperatures have dropped below the zero to make sure their (more…)
:This has been around for a while , apparently, but i was only told about using candle heaters in the potting shed last weekend and decided to give it a try.
There are quite a few videos on Youtube explaining how to do this , but here is my version (more…)
Not posted lately – been busy on other things !. I have been up to the allotment every day as i have the hens to see to , but not done much work on the garden side , however , back to normal now so playing ‘catch up’ before the really bad weather sets in.
This year has been disappointing (more…)
Not posted for a while so thought i would share a few images of the allotment at the ‘beginning’ of the season
All of the areas have been dug over and prepared so just waiting for the weather to get a little (more…)
I was mapping out my allotment plan for this coming year and was working on the three year rotation method. Thought i would share this with you . I have 10 raised beds so move everything around from bed to bed clockwise.
I found this information on the RHS website here ……
I went to the garden today to make sure the Hens were OK , otherwise there is not much to do at this time of the year so probably wouldnt have bothered going up there. However i spent some time just visualising how the allotment will look in a few months time and (more…)