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 […]
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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 […]
This is the time of year when we can’t move for seedlings. The shelves in the little potting shed are overflowing and all the windowsills in the house are crammed […]
‘Plant out at the full moon and sow seeds with the new moon’ – just one of many helpful tips passed on by Andrew Hawkins at the recent allotment workshop. […]
It’s time to start sowing. If the very idea brings panic rather than pleasure into your heart, come along to Greencroft at 10.00 am this Saturday, 12th March for a […]
This is a good time to of year to look at the condition of our soil. Allotments have been cultivated for generations and so tend to be in pretty good […]
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