Category: Allotment

Inside My Allotment Shed

Ever since my allotment shed was born in May 2018, I’ve spent many happy moments painting it and sourcing items for the inside to serve a purpose, along with other items just to pretty it. The table/desk/potting bench is actually a very old drinks trolley I picked up for under £10, it’s on castors so

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Half a Year on Plot 33

Today marks six whole months since I signed up for my allotment. Half a year on plot 33 has been an absolute labour of love. In that time I have completely transformed a once weedy patch with scrubby lawn, rampant raspberries and endless strawberry plants well past their best. And I certainly won’t forget the

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Planting Brassica for Spring

It’s almost time to harvest all the lovely things on my allotment. Even though I look forward to picking fresh food and cooking it, I do feel a pang of sadness to see bare earth staring back at me this time of year. Soon my belly and larder will be full but the allotment will

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