• A Local Adventure

    A Local Adventure

    Charles was off carting straw this afternoon so I made my own plans to go explore a local garden called Dyffryn Fernant. I picked up a leaflet a while back and made a mental note to go and visit when I had some spare time, seeing as I had a few hours on my own I decided...
  • Never give up trying!

    Never give up trying!

    I'll admit now that the allotment has been neglected the past 2 years, I haven't been spending as much time as I used to up there since falling in love but I guess that's just life right? That plus the huge work load this year has just been immense with all the garden s...
  • Where did Summer go?

    Where did Summer go?

    The holidays have started here with my parents off to France for 10 days and I'm currently back in Wales again having arrived on Tuesday. Even though the holidays have started Summer seems to have run away, the weather has been horrendous the past few days and it almost...
  • An Eventful Afternoon

    An Eventful Afternoon

    The jobs on my to do list have been the same for a few weeks now and the monthly jobs tend to just roll over onto the next month making the lists even bigger... Time has been limited lately and as you all know the allotment has been put on the back burner whilst I've be...
  • Foraging for Cherry Plums

    Foraging for Cherry Plums

    3 years ago I picked a bumper harvest of cherry plums from some trees in the village, there's about 5 trees within 10 metres of each other nestled by some garages and they are laden with these beautiful mini plums. That was the year I made plum cordial, plum jam and the...

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Hello and welcome to our website! You’ll find everything related to growing your own fruit, vegetables and flowers here, including a journal where we record our very own allotment adventures.

Gardening is our passion and there’s nothing better than being outside with the bees and butterflies, growing and eating your own home grown food. Check out our helpful video series or flick through the how-to guides and recipes for some ideas and inspiration.

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