I happily trundled up to my little plot in the rain today in wellies (which strangely makes me very happy after 10 weeks of scorching sun) armed with my camera to take part in my own little way with National Allotments Week 2018. By sharing my innermost thoughts and feelings about plot 33 along with
Have I mentioned I love my allotment and how happy I am lately? Even flying visits to water leave me feeling immensely proud, happy and relieved. I got my new plot in March this year (March 11th to be exact, a lovely Mother’s Day gift!), just 2 months after having major surgery so I reckon
Yesterday was a beautiful sunny day and very hot, I decided to finish painting inside the shed during the hottest part of the day to avoid getting sunburn and I’m relieved to say it’s finished, hurrah! (well, just the door to do at some point!). It’s taken a while but I’m really happy with how
Last weekend I had a bit of help to put a fence around the allotment using chicken wire and fencing pins to keep rabbits and deer out. With the protective fencing in place I began the very first bit of planting on plot 33 with sunflowers, cosmos, zinnia and winter squash in the large beds.
The weather at the moment is glorious. Blue cloudless sky and warm sunny evenings spent on the allotment is a tonic, the stresses of everyday life melt away the moment I step through the gate. I absolutely love it here and I’m just so happy to have the chance to work another plot after reluctantly