Category: Allotment

VegPlotter

I’ve started using a really cool app called VegPlotter, it has really helped me to plan out my new plot which can be very daunting when faced with a complete blank canvas of grass and weeds. The extra features mean I can easily plan my planting and cropping every month of the year once my

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For The Love Of Blackcurrants

Last month I planted 3 new blackcurrant bushes on plot 33, extending my little fruit patch which is really exciting. I just adore blackcurrants, even the fragrance released from crushed leaves gets my taste buds going wild, although I’ve heard many say the smell is similar to cat pee. Well, I guess I’m just a

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Summer On My Mind

A British summer without strawberries? Not on my plot! I finished the new strawberry bed last month which I was certain I’d already blogged about, but looking through my published blog posts it’s clear I didn’t. I’m getting old. Anyway, back to the strawberries. I removed a large section of grass in front of the

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