I’m so excited that February has finally arrived. From a GYO person’s point of view; Let the growing season commence!!! I have spent the last few weeks raring to get growing; especially after my new Christmas present of a heated … Continue reading
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Happy New Year to you all and my apologies for the late posting for what jobs to do now for January. The Christmas holiday period is always a busy affair at my home and I have struggled to find the … Continue reading
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Tagged Allotment, brassicas, cabbage, Chilli, christmas holiday period, compost, growing, kale, kohlrabi, manure, overwintering onions, plants, potato, protection, rhubarb, Seed, seeds, shallots, Sowing, spring, turnips, vegetables, winter, winter vegetable
I tend to be happiest at the moment when I’m either tinkering in the garden, weeding and tending my plants or baking and cooking in my kitchen. I’m ecstatic when I can combine the two! Harvesting produce out of my … Continue reading
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Tagged Allotment, carrots, celery, chicken, Chilli, containers, frozen peas, garden, harvesting, leeks, onion, pallets, parsnips, peas, potatoes, pots, raised beds, recycled, runner beans, soup, stock cube, vegetables
As the clocks go back at the end of this month, and night time falls a little earlier, many grow your own gardeners believe that there’s not much that they can actually grow now and prefer to cover their beds … Continue reading
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Tagged cabbage, calabrese, cos lettuce, Garlic, hardy peas, kale, lettuce, little gem lettuce, overwintering onions, pointed spring cabbage, protection, spring cabbage, turnips, vegetables, winter, winter cabbage, winter vegetable
Well I’m now the official owner of plot 21a and what a sight to start with! The plot is supposed to be half a plot (the other half given to someone else on Saturday) but it’s huge!!!! Still, I’m not … Continue reading
Let Bunty guide you through the seasons with her organic guide to growing fruit and veg. Her videos are detailed, descriptive and highly informative. A must for all veg growers alike.
Back to basics yet descriptive blog for any new allotment grower. Claire will guide you through the basics of fruit and veg growing such as the best way to sow cumumber seeds to saving water by recycling ‘grey’ water at home. An invaluable tool that comes highly recommended.