Feels like summer 0

Feels like summer

The recent few weeks of very hot weather have been a blessing for the plot in that it’s really helped the plants that were struggling...

Sunshine and showers 0

Sunshine and showers

At last we’ve had a decent amount of rain on the plot. It certainly has been a long time coming. Now that the rain has...

Crispy Garlic New Potatoes

When you harvest your first new potatoes there’s no doubt that they will taste delicious. This simple recipe from ShakespearesChin is guaranteed to make them...

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Strawberry Rollups

Home-grown strawberries are delicious. We can all agree on that. Obviously most strawberries get eaten within ten seconds of picking – and this is probably...

Growing season 0

Growing season

The allotment has really come to life in the last couple of weeks. Many go the long-term plot holders are now visiting more regularly and...

Sunshine! 0

Sunshine!

The lovely weather over the weekend enticed many people onto their plots, us included. It was good to catch up with the regulars who we’ve...

News from the plot 0

News from the plot

Onions and garlic We’ve recently planted more onions and garlic. This is in addition to the large amount we planted back in November of last...

Harvest 0

Harvest

Cucumbers and gherkins We planted cucumbers and gherkins outside this year as a bit of an experiment. We know that they prefer the conditions in...

Summer on the plot 0

Summer on the plot

It’s a good time of year to be on the allotment. Nearly all the of the available space is planted and the hard work is...

Spring Has Sprung 0

Spring Has Sprung

It’s getting on for the middle of March and we’re finally beginning to see the signs of spring that will encourage us to get to...

Gardeners World 2016 Episode 1

Episode 1 – Friday 4th March 2016 Monty Don is back with Nigel and a new addition Nellie. Monty has plenty on his hands with...

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Gardeners World 2015 Episode 20

Episode 20 – Friday 7th August 2015   An allotment in South Wales Joe visits Llanharry in South Wales to meet Bill on his allotment....

Sunny Spell 0

Sunny Spell

All good things come to an end. And so it is with the welcome spell of hot weather we’ve enjoyed recently. The last few weeks...