Posted in January 2014

Summer 2013: Eden Project

Summer 2013: Eden Project

Yes, yes, you’re probably sick to death of hearing posts that start off about the weather. It’s a real pain I know, but at this time of year, it’s difficult to find other things to talk about. This weekend has been MISERABLE! The weather actually wasn’t all that bad on Saturday but unfortunately I was … Continue reading

Thompson & Morgan Top 5 Plants for 2014

Thompson & Morgan Top 5 Plants for 2014

Last week I ordered lots of seed catalogues from different companies and in the last couple of day’s they’ve started coming through the letterbox. I wrote in a previous blog post where I plan to get most of my seeds from this year but I’m using the catalogues as inspiration for new ideas. The first … Continue reading

Save Some Money On Seeds

Save Some Money On Seeds

January is nearly over, that means spring is here on its way s-l-o-w-l-y. It’s not long now till we can finally start sowing some seeds, I know that for some people they have already been able to start because they have heated greenhouses and special lighting equipment – I unfortunately do not have that luxury … Continue reading

Another Productive Day

Another Productive Day

Wasn’t the weather so much better today?! I was surprised to find the allotments empty when I turned up today at about midday, especially if you consider that it was one of the first Sundays which hasn’t resulted in flooding. The weather meant that I was able to continue and finally finish expanding 2 of … Continue reading

Putting My New Plan Into Action

Putting My New Plan Into Action

(First lot of digging) Despite today being a pretty miserable one here in Devon, I managed to get down to the plot for the first time since last year. My aim for today was to really try and make an impact on the beds by expanding them. We haven’t really changed the plot much since … Continue reading