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What I’m Growing in 2021

The weather is just miserable and no doubt there will be more yukky stuff to come, spring can't come soon enough and I think we're all holding out for some better weather, a good potter around the allotment without 20 layers of clothes or a snorkel would be lovely. My seed orders have all arrived … Continue reading What I’m Growing in 2021

Even Rainy Days Are Allotment Days

It's dark and uninviting outside, and according to the weather forecast the cold nip has been replaced by milder temperatures, although it still feels nippy to me. I don't mind the cold if I'm wrapped up with plenty of layers on but the rain is back which is just miserable. Allotment mooching is out of … Continue reading Even Rainy Days Are Allotment Days

A Very Messy Leek Lesson

A third lockdown for England was announced by the Prime Minister on Monday which comes as no surprise given the infection/death rate statistics and concern over the new virus strain. Allotments are classed as a form of exercise which means plot holders are permitted to use them, the very nature of allotments means close proximity … Continue reading A Very Messy Leek Lesson

A New Year Begins

It was cold and frosty this morning, a fresh new year, very fresh indeed. My early morning routine is pretty much the same each day, I let the chickens out of the coops and fill up their feeders, on a cold morning I defrost the drinkers too. I don't keep my chickens on my allotment, … Continue reading A New Year Begins

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 … Continue reading New Year Wish