It’s been a while since my last blog post I know, since then lots of changes have occurred on plot 5 including a new shed! Yes, the old shed has been removed and is due to be recycled on the allotment site by another plot holder, who knows what it will become. I have finished
Tag: allotment life
January is finally over, I was starting to think it would never end. It’s been a week or so since my last visit to work on my allotment and I’m really missing spending time there. Proper winter weather has finally arrived, plunging temperatures struggle to get above freezing most days leaving my fingers and toes
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
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
I haven’t spent as much time as I’d like at plot 33 lately. Storm Callum and life pulling me in different directions are to blame, but when I have visited I’ve made the very most of my time there by continuing to dig over the new growing areas and enriching the soil with rotted manure.