Planting Raspberries

Snacking on juicy raspberries warm from the sun is a true joy, Plot 5 now has a raspberry bed and I can’t wait to pick the very first berries, the variety I planted on my allotment is ‘Polka’ which is autumn fruiting. Space is limited on my plot so I can only plant one type

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A New Year on the Allotment

Happy New Year fellow allotmenteers and gardeners! It’s rather exciting, entering a new year on the allotment. This time last year I visited my newly acquired and overgrown plot frequently, wrapped up against the cold I managed to get quite a bit done even though it was hard going at times. I won’t lie, it’s

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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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