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...

Big Allotment Challenge Cauliflowers

Big Allotment Challenge Cauliflowers

Growing Cauliflower The contestants from Episode 6 grew the following varieties of cauliflower. Show quality caulis require individual florets to be tight and cylindrical with...