Holiday season is nearly upon us and lots of gardeners and allotment enthusiasts will be going away to recharge their batteries and take advantage of a well earned rest. As an allotment holder, there’s nothing worse than going away and returning to something else undesirable. I’ve come up with ten tips so you can enjoy […]
So I haven’t blogged for a while and I was thinking of a way to post an update you on what’s been happening at the allotment over the last month or two in an interesting way. With that in mind I decided to write an update with a Sergio Leone theme whereby I can highlight […]
2018 is the year that GDPR is coming into force and it could have an impact in the way that you blog or conduct your blogging activities. This includes comments, newsletter sign ups and followers of our blog. GDPR and blogging will is a topic worth looking into.
First post of 2018, new year new me (sort of)…
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 you improve for next year. What aims you would like to achieve and how you’re going to do it, but […]
I’ve always wondered why some plants are connected to Christmas so I’ve done a little bit of Googling and decided to compile of my notes in one place. Pour a mulled wine and give this a good ole scroll. Poinsettias I’ve always wondered why Poinsettias are connected with Christmas – and we have one in […]
Are you still watching Gardener’s World? In my opinion Gardener’s World a little bit on the tired side and did nothing to get future generations involved.
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 that it really does highlight how great an allotment or a garden can be – which I’m sure, probably doesn’t […]
It’s amazing how worms help with composting. I found this video on an allotment forum on Facebook and I thought it was absolutely fascinating. After watching the video above, it spurred me on to find out how much of a role worms play when it comes to composting and generally breaking up the soil. The […]
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!