Allotment · Gardening

Square foot garden-Midsummer update

It has been about two months since I posted about starting my first square foot garden, and it has come on a huge amount so summer solstice weekend seemed the perfect time for an update. There have been some real successes, and some things that just haven’t worked out. You might notice from the before…… Continue reading Square foot garden-Midsummer update


The Allotment in June 

The allotment is an awesome place in June, the light evenings make for pleasant after tea chicken tending trips, and everything is growing at top speed. (Unfortuantely that includes the weeds!) Most of the planting is done and the jobs mainly consist of weeding, watering and maintenance. It’s also quite an exciting month as several…… Continue reading The Allotment in June 

Allotment · My other ramblings

End of August Allotment Update

It’s hard to believe our harvesting time is nearly over, the only things remaining are tomatoes,  a few beans, courgettes, a handful of carrots, beetroot round two and half a dozen red cabbages. Everything else has been brought in to be frozen (beans and brocolli), dried (onions) or pickled  (first batch of beetroot).  The allotment…… Continue reading End of August Allotment Update