• Planting Garlic in a Container

    Planting Garlic in a Container

    I've had the allotment for 4 years now and I've attempted to grow garlic twice in the past, both times it failed miserably and part of me blames the heavy clay soil we have here in the South. The Winters have been wet, damp and grey and garlic hates to be sat in waterlo...
  • Spring Bulb Planting

    Spring Bulb Planting

    I love this time of year, there's so much hope and excitement in the air as I'm busy planning next years growing season. For me there's nothing more exciting than planting out Spring bulbs when the rest of the allotment is starting to die back and this Spring the displa...
  • The Allotment Kitchen is Back!

    The Allotment Kitchen is Back!

    Some of you may have noticed that special video was uploaded last week and I'm pleased to say that the allotment kitchen is officially back open for business! I've missed filming all the videos over on the Youtube channel but the series I was missing the most just so ha...
  • One last attempt at Garlic

    One last attempt at Garlic

    Everyone has that one crop that they've tried endlessly to grow but for some strange reason it just doesn't go to plan and mine just so happens to be garlic. I absolutely love garlic and have always had that dream to grow my own but after failing at it twice I gave up. ...
  • Cosmos and Crown Prince

    Cosmos and Crown Prince

    I know I said I wouldn't be posting about squash again but then I remembered I harvested this little beauty the other week and I forgot to share him with you all! This was my one and only Crown Prince squash harvest and I'm very happy with it. I just adore the colour of...


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