As usual we went to the allotment this afternoon-it works well for us to go on a Sunday after Dave has woken up and have a couple of hours there. Today we just had a few small but significant jobs to do and it was one of those days where you tick lots off the…… Continue reading 5 Awesome Things-Allotment Update
“A weed is just a flower growing in the wrong place.” Granny c.1990 Right now I am inclined to disagree with Granny, though I am sure there are many places where weeds (or wildflowers as some would prefer them to be known) are welcome and indeed encouraged. I know that insects love them and that…… Continue reading RIP weeds
Today we spent 4 hours in the freezing cold at the allotment. My main jobs were weeding, crowd control (we haven’t fenced around it yet and the children wanted to explore) and planting raspberry canes. I managed 1 out of 3 so I’m going to call it a win as the raspberries are in fairly…… Continue reading Shed update-it has windows!
Last Autumn we decided to take on an allotment as a family project. All through the winter my husband has been collecting materials and dismantling pallets to make his dream shed. The weather has been a bit kinder to us in the last couple of weeks so he has finally had the chance to get…… Continue reading The Allotment aka A Great Big Crazy Plan