I thought I would share with you my absolute favourite gardening and nature books, plus a podcast I adore, in case you are looking for some inspiration. I have so many books, that I could include in this list, but I want to keep it simple for you. In no particular order, let's begin... No-Dig … Continue reading TOP GARDENING BOOKS AND PODCAST!
Shortly before the New Year arrived, severe fog and frost turned the allotment site into a stunning yet haunting and eerie vision. Not a soul was brave enough to venture into the -1 temperatures, many still tucked up tightly in bed I am sure. I on the other hand had other ideas, my dad would be arriving early … Continue reading Winter Frostings
2016 is nearly coming to an end and what a year it has been. It certainly has been full of surprises in every way. I feel I have had a very successful first full year at No.27, trug loads of delicious crops, amazing opportunities and so many wonderful new friends. I hope the year also bought … Continue reading Holiday Wishes from No.27
Are you stuck what to get the Gardener or 'Allotmenteer' in your life for Christmas? You have started making your way through your advent calendar and your suddenly thinking it's not long until Santa comes down the chimney scoffing as many mince pies as he can in one evening, panic sets in! Well look no further, … Continue reading Gifts & Stocking fillers for Gardening Lovers
Well Storm Angus certainly arrived overnight and left behind a grey soggy Sunday. The first Sunday in a while with nothing planned, drew back the curtains and knew instantly it was going to be an indoor kind of day. I find these days have their benefits though, a chance to visit new local places and … Continue reading Soggy Sunday Autumn Soup
Minus a few showers, what a beautiful sunny long weekend we had. In fact, the sun was out in true Summer style the whole week, like it should be. Which meant plenty of trips to the water trough and water can weight lifting to stop everything withering away. The week started by harvesting some more delicious 'Gardener Delight' tomatoes and 'St George' runner … Continue reading Bank Holiday Sunshine
Evening all, we survived Monday, wahoo! I am delighted to share with you that Life at No.27 was selected by Waltons, to be part of their list of top allotment blogs. Established in 1878, Waltons, the Nottinghamshire-based company has been providing the public with high-quality garden buildings for over 125 years. To be recognised alongside … Continue reading Waltons – Amazing allotment blogs
I want to start by saying thank you to each and everyone of you that follows me on here, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and/or by tuning in to Drystone Radio. Your support, advice and encouragement is appreciated more than you can imagine. Not long ago you will remember I went for a mini-break away to a farm retreat to unwind … Continue reading Life at No.27 goes to print – Thank you