• January Jobs and Harvests

    January Jobs and Harvests

    January is nearly over and there's still plenty of jobs to complete up the allotment before the busy growing season starts. Not that I'm panicking at all... the temperature has dipped rather low this past week and snow has landed in the UK so there's no rush. The last f...
  • Manure Bin DIY

    Manure Bin DIY

    Today was the day that I finally made my manure bin, it only took me a year! We've all got one of those jobs that we keep putting off, the job that's not that important so keeps getting pushed right to the end of the list... The manure bin was that job for me but I was ...
  • Handmade Beauty Hamper

    Handmade Beauty Hamper

    Ever since owning my allotment I've dreamed of making my own jams, preserves and drinks using homegrown produce that I've lovingly looked after and harvested. That feeling soon evolved into wanting to make more homemade goodies and this past Christmas I've been busy mak...
  • The Great British Growing Awards 2019

    The Great British Growing Awards 2019

    I'm so excited to be sharing the news that I've been asked to be a judge for The Great British Growing Awards 2019! And to top it all off I've been asked to judge the best wildlife product, a subject rather close to my heart. I've always been keen to welcome wildlife to...
  • Pickled Red Cabbage

    Pickled Red Cabbage

    One of my main reasons for growing red cabbage on plot 15c is to pickle them. 80% of my homegrown crop makes it's way into a jar and the other 20% usually gets made into a delicious soup. However, this year was a bit of a disaster and my row of 6 red cabbages didn't amo...


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