Yes, it is May – and the strange weather continues. In the last couple of months, we’ve experienced everything that can make growing new plants tricky – or impossible. […]
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Only a few days into April and we’ve already had record-breaking highs and freezing north-east winds. There’s a good reason that experienced gardeners tell us not to sow outside […]
Signs of Spring in our gardens and hedgerows, and amazing hot cross buns at Bosley Patch. https://bosleypatch.co.uk/ What more could we possibly need to help us through a pandemic? How […]
What can we do to reduce our carbon footprint? We can try to eat as seasonally and as locally as possible – and we can grow some food of […]
October already – the month when the autumn tidy up can really begin. Crisp mornings and sunny afternoons have given us perfect conditions to get on with it. As most […]
It’s been a tricky month and my poor old allotment has suffered. There’s been plenty of produce but little time to pick it. Thanks to friends for sharing (and appearing […]
Most of us agree that it’s been a strange growing season so far. It’s either been too cold or too wet. In the last week or so we’ve been complaining […]
Did I really write ‘this week’s rain was such a treat’ in early June? I guess it was a treat at the time, but a day or so of sun […]
My ancient gardening handbook describes June as ‘a busy month on the allotment’. We’re only in the first week, but already I agree. Everything is growing rapidly – and that […]
‘Go away for two weeks in the growing season and you risk losing an entire veg crop’. With the words of a very experienced gardener and teacher ringing in my […]
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