First there was a cold, dry April then a cold, wet, thundery and windy May. This year could hardly be more different from the last. If you’ve recently taken up growing veg, […]
If you’re interested in growing veg and spend much time on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, you’ve probably been seeing posts about other people’s veg plants since sometime back in February. Sowing seeds […]
Finding time for the allotment can be difficult in winter. Here are some ideas to help you cope, and some tips for what to do when you can get down there.
Looking back at a unique year There’s no escaping the fact that summer is now over and we are, meterologically, astronomically and weather-wise, firmly into autumn. As I’m writing this the rain […]
My allotment plot in July 2020 It’s been a pretty good growing year all things considered. Just as drought was starting to become a real problem in sunny May, the weather changed […]
Surreal spring The problem with writing a blog about the allotment is that if I spend too much time growing the plants and going down to the allotment to plant them, I […]
Warm weather and sunshine have helped seedlings to grow fast into young plants. As we reach the start of May, what are the next steps and how do we know whether the […]
The follow-up stages in the life of your vegetable seedlings So you got busy sowing seeds a few weeks ago, and maybe, like me, you got a bit carried away despite all […]