Tagged: Allotment

Book lust; New Naturalist series, Wildwood & Twigs Way

Book lust; New Naturalist series, Wildwood & Twigs Way

You can’t beat a grown up book with pictures, and the covers are ace too. The New Naturalist series published by Collins is: “the longest-running and arguably the most influential natural history series in...

firetongues

firetongues

Woohoo! I only discovered I had any beans ready to eat after my friend’s 1 yr old was rootling about in the garden yesterday… Had to lift up all the leaves but then, there...

Allotment Lite

Regardless of the pissy weather we’ve had, things are growing… I’ve been converted thanks to Window Box Allotment, and am now cramming edible things into tiny spaces! I’ve also got hooked on Folia, a...

Late planting…

Had given up on any vegetable aspirations after the allotment drama of last year, and was preparing to freecycle all my veg seeds. Then! I read this amazing book called the Window-box Allotment and...

First harvest of salad from the balcony

Heh, I use the term harvest in the broadest sense, but I did pick some rocket and lettuce and have it in my sandwiches for lunch today :) The veg seems to be growing...

Fruitful

Fruitful

I sent the Fruitful Research website live today. It has been great fun working with L; reading her gardening blog, getting the lowdown on allotment keeping, Sarah Raven – I’m off to volunteer at...

Seeds

Looks like we’ve finally sorted out a space for us to get planting on the allotment, and optimistically I’ve sown a bunch of seeds in readyness on the kitchen windowsill. Some are things that’ll...