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  • 2017 – looking back

    It's Christmas time and I love this time of year - you can look back on the past 12 months and see what you did right and what you did wrong, but ultimately how can

  • Harvesting Desiree potatoes

    Finally a decent crop of potatoes! If you've been keeping up with my potato efforts of late you would have seen that I have been rather unsuccessful when it comes to harvesting my spuds -

  • #MyRealView on the Carrot Tops plot

    OK, I'll admit it - I'm totally guilty of Instagramming my allotment and using the filters to make everything look dreamy and idealistic. I'll also confess that I'm guilty of positioning things so eloquently so

Latest recipes

Banana Muffins

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

This recipe is great if you have a bunch of bananas in the fruit bowl that that are starting ripen a bit too much and you need to use a whole batch before they turn for good.

Allotment diary

My New Years Resolutions for 2018

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

First post of 2018, new year new me (sort of)...

2017 – looking back

December 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

It's Christmas time and I love this time of year - you can look back on the past 12 months and see what you did right and what you did wrong, but ultimately how can

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

10 gardening things you can do when it’s freezing cold outside

December 9th, 2017|3 Comments

If you're a fair weather gardener and you want to get outside and get going, but the the baltic temperatures are putting you off - here ten things you can do for your garden or allotment when it's absolutely freezing outside.