GDPR and blogging

Allotment Diary

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.

February 7, 2018

2017 – looking back

Allotment Diary

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 […]

December 23, 2017

Christmas plants and their meanings

Allotment Diary

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 […]

December 17, 2017

#MyRealView on the Carrot Tops plot

Allotment Diary

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 […]

November 25, 2017

How worms help with composting

Allotment Diary, Composting

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 […]

September 26, 2017

National Allotment Week 2017

Allotment Diary, National Allotment Week

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. ┬áIf you haven’t got an allotment, then it’s a great opportunity to seek our your local allotment open day to […]

August 14, 2017

Time for a change…

Allotment Diary

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 out […]

August 12, 2017