Rain or Shine 0

Rain or Shine

The excellent growing conditions continue to benefit the plants and seedlings on our plot. A bit more sun would be nice, but that’ll probably come...

Garden in the Rain 0

Garden in the Rain

With the rain at bay for a few hours we headed to the plot to get on with some tasks that had been awaiting our...

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Broad Beans on Toast

Here’s a quick and easy recipe from River Cottage for broad beans on toast. Total cooking time is less than five minutes and apart from...

Sunshine On My Shoulders 0

Sunshine On My Shoulders

We’ve seen the sun and it was good. Plenty of sun in fact. What could be finer than toiling on the plot in the baking...

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Big Allotment Challenge, Episode 5

Return to the plot Our fifth visit to the Big Allotment Challenge was essentially a semi-final with a double-elimination. The team’s tasks this episode were...

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Gardeners’ World Episode 9

Episode 9 – Friday 9th May 2014 Monty, Carole and Joe are visiting the RHS Malvern Spring Festival Show this week. Its not been the...

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Big Allotment Challenge, Episode 4

Return to the plot Episode four of the Big Allotment Challenge saw the remaining contestants testing their skills by growing aubergines, showing sunflowers and making...

Strangers in the Night 0

Strangers in the Night

If you’ve had your plot for any great length of time you might already have been the unfortunate victim of theft. We don’t mean that...

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Leek and Potato Soup

If you still have leeks to be pulled from your plot then why not try this delicious recipe from Djanira Cortesao for leek and potato...

Big Allotment Challenge, Episode 3

Return to the plot Episode three of the Big Allotment Challenge focused on growing carrots, arranging gladioli and making chutneys and cordials. The seven remaining...

Slug 0

Slug

The main battle on the plot at the moment is with the slugs that are determined to munch their way through any seedlings that are...

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French Onion Soup

Here’s a delicious recipe from Food Wishes for French onion soup. It’s an ideal way to use up extra onions and it’s cheap to make...

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Gardeners World 2014 Episode 8

Episode 8 – Friday 25th April 2014 Rachel de Thame is learning more about Alpine plants at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. These plants...