I don't think 2017 has been a bad year at the allotment. Here's a gallery showing some of the highlights! Be sure to give me a follow on Instagram!
It's National Allotment Week here in the UK, headed up and pioneered by the National Allotment Society. It's a great chance to recognise the volunteers that help make your local allotment association run and survive. If you haven't got an allotment, then it's a great opportunity to seek our your local allotment open day
This year I've had an absolute glutton of snowball turnips. To use some of them up I decide to whip up this quick and easy soup.
When you're gardening or at the allotment - do you ever get the feeling that you feel like you need a change? Well a few weeks ago I the itch to change the layout and try and get even more from the allotment. I asked myself what can I do to get the most
Whenever I go abroad I try and take in the vegetation and look at what's growing in that particular corner of the world. My curiosity always gets the better of me and when I return home I look up the conditions as to why certain plants survive where they do. The last time I was
This is one of the simplest BBQ sauce and you can use it with pretty much anything, including chicken thighs and drumsticks, pork loin steaks and even pork belly strips. Ingredients 5 tablespoons or Magners Original Cider 1 tablespoon of dark brown sugar 5 tablespoons Japanese soy sauce 1 tablespoon
A variation on my orange and rhubarb crumble.
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. Natural Pine Picnic Bench - http://bit.ly/2sbzWYh - At least half an hours worth of 'putting something together' enjoyment right there!
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 stage whereby most of my time consists of watering and weeding, which is a nice position to be in overall.
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 a plastic bag from the shops or thinking about the packaging that comes with the products we consume. I'm even