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”

Operation Raised Beds

Having planted some vegetables in that first bed I was then full of ideas for the rest of the plot, which included making things with our harvested produce. One of the first things I did was make Rhubarb Gin – absolutely delicious and I will definitely make it again. I also tried making Rhubarb MuffinsContinue reading “Operation Raised Beds”