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

Strawberries – Which Are The Best?

Strawberries – Which Are The Best?

Summer is certainly here and the strawberry season has just peaked. With the end of Wimbledon most people are harvesting strawberries and some have all but finished. In our allotment though we haven’t been able to try any of our berries yet as they’re still green but getting there. As you may already know, we’ve … Continue reading

Allotment!!!

Allotment!!!

Hello again, What a nice week it’s been, the sun hasn’t stopped shinning and there hasn’t been a cloud in the sky. Lets hope it continues (touch wood) we deserve it! As you may already know we applied for an allotment at the beginning of last year and have been waiting patiently ever since. Well, … Continue reading

Long Time No See…

Long Time No See…

Well hello there, I would just like to apologise for our absence, we have all been so busy and unfortunately haven’t been able to find the time over the last 6 months or so to keep up with our blog. Thats all about to change. With winter finally gone and the start of spring (despite … Continue reading

Gardeners world LIVE!!!

Gardeners world LIVE!!!

This weekend we managed to go to Gardeners World Live which was a great experience where we saw lots (and bought lots) and learnt lots! We booked the tickets a few months ago and also booked tickets for the theatre where a member of the GW team spoke about their gardening experiences, gave some advice and answered some … Continue reading

Geraniums Galore!

Geraniums Galore!

Some garden centres are like little gems, they have the best looking and the most exotic looking plants available and it is with their plants that we love to fill our gardens. In these little gems we find amazing new varieties and plants we didnt even know existed! However these garden centres can be expensive and … Continue reading

Our day out at Plant world

Our day out at Plant world

Plant World offers a collection of rare and exotic plants from around the world. We went to Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand (north and south islands),  Japan and the Himalayas all in around an hour. It was a lovely sunny day and we saw many unusual plants that we had never seen before. … Continue reading