Storm Eunice Damage

In the red zone for Storm Eunice I was dreading meeting her, sadly she arrived bang on time early Friday morning, following on from Storm Dudley the day before. She really made an entrance (such a show off she was) but her presence was really felt from 11am onwards when this happened in my garden……..

Big Garden BirdWatch 2022

Big Garden Birdwatch 2022 starts today and I’ve just taken part! This is my 12th year doing so and I look forward to it every year. It’s free, fun and a great way to be involved with keeping an eye on your local wildlife. How do I take part? Identify and count the number of wild…

New Year Wish

Although we head into the new year on lockdown and skating on thin ice with this rotten virus, I sincerely hope 2021 will be kinder to us all. Above are some of my favourite photos from the allotment. Thank you for reading my blog and following my allotment journey, and for taking the time to…

Merry Christmas from Plot 5

A little touch of Christmas in my shed! The big day is almost here, presents are wrapped and fairy lights twinkle in the house making it all feel so festive. Are you ready? On the allotment I have at least one Brussels sprouts tree to add to our Christmas dinner, along with plenty of kale…

Plot Swap

Back in October my parents were offered a full plot on the same site as me. Due to problems going on with their new house they just about had enough time to dig over a small patch to plant some garlic and since then haven’t had any spare time for their plot at all. My…