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  • Victory Garden: Six months in

    OK so I'm six months into growing a Victory Garden, so I thought I would give you a little bit of an update to let you know how it's all been going.  I'm at the

  • Introducing UnSkip

    As an allotmenter, it's safe to say that I'm a bit of an environmentalist at heart. I'm always trying to do my bit one way or another for the environment, whether it's not taking home

  • RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

    I was lucky enough to visit this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The show is a great place to get some ideas for your garden and an actually see for yourself what's hot and what's

Latest recipes

Classic Roast Veg

March 17th, 2017|1 Comment

  Roast veg doesn't have to be complicated in order to look fancy... Ingredients Potatoes Red Onions Fresh Thyme Carrots Parsnips Sweet Potatoes Dried Mixed Herbs Olive Oil Salt and

Allotment diary

Strawberry Window Garden infographic

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Having an allotment is all about maximising the space that you have so that you can achieve a high yield as possible - and there's no reason why you can't apply this to your own

Hosepipe ban 2017: Tips on How to save water when growing your own

May 13th, 2017|0 Comments

I'm not the only on that's noticed that April has been one of the driest months since I can remember at the allotment- there were no April showers, and May flowers have taken a

Garden science

Broad been and pea weevil attacks

April 24th, 2017|2 Comments

Soon after my broad beans seeds and Kelvedon Wonder peas had been planted and came to life - I found they had become victim to some sort of attack! The edges of the leaves had been eaten

How to help the bees

January 15th, 2017|0 Comments

The time has come for us to help the bees. For the first time in history this week, seven species of bees have become classified as an endangered specie, and have been added to the US

A Top 10

Last minute Father’s Day gifts

June 11th, 2017|0 Comments

It's Father's Day and the summer is well and truly here! If you've been looking for that perfect gift of appreciation here's some quick fixes to get you through that last minute Father's Day rush.