Author: Pumpkins and Bunting

Happy 1st Plotday!

allotment gardener

Christmas has been and gone but I’m still celebrating, for today marks one whole year since I signed up for my allotment! And what a great year it has been on the allotment, the new year will be even better because I haven’t got this to face! Plot 5 has completely transformed, what was once

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Merry Christmas from Plot 5

christmas tree

A little touch of Christmas in my shed! The big day is almost here, presents are wrapped and fairy lights twinkle in the house making it all feel so festive. Are you ready? On the allotment I have at least one Brussels sprouts tree to add to our Christmas dinner, along with plenty of kale

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Allotment Book For Beginners

allotment book for beginner

Looking at my bookshelves it’s easy to see I enjoy knowledge of growing food and all things allotment related. I have collected quite a number of allotment and kitchen garden books over the years, some were received as gifts or purchased by myself but most were kindly sent to me to review. Aside from absorbing

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How to Grow Garlic

Garlic adds wonderful flavours to home cooking and has amazing health benefits. It’s so simple to grow, just keep some back each year for replanting and you’ll probably never need to buy it again. Ideally you should use seed garlic for planting which come in packs of 2 or 3 bulbs, it’s not actually little seeds

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