Chitting, sowing, planting and blossom

It’s the end of March… what happened to February?! Last month clearly went by in a whirl, so this post will condense two months on the allotment. February and March are essentially ‘tidy-up; sort-out; plan and prepare’ kind of months. Not much is growing apart from the tail end of last year’s winter veg, ifContinue reading “Chitting, sowing, planting and blossom”

‘Kiss the Ground’, planning, weeds, and snow

January 2021 – and there was me thinking there wouldn’t be much to do this month… To be honest I haven’t done much physically at the allotment but I have used my time to plan… and order a few things… Apart from the onion, garlic and broad beans that were planted at the end ofContinue reading “‘Kiss the Ground’, planning, weeds, and snow”

The difference a few months makes!

While you are hardening off your young plants in the earlier part of the year, it’s a wise move to do a bit of reading up and work out what conditions each species of plant will need. How much space they will need, what sort of protection they may benefit from, what problems to lookContinue reading “The difference a few months makes!”