RHS Hyde Hall – Global Growth Veg Garden and Dahlia Crisps!

In October 2017, I had the pleasure of meeting Matthew Oliver, the man behind the 1,498.4lb UK Outdoor Grown Record Breaking Pumpkin. As you will already know if you read my Happy National Pumpkin Day blog all about the visit, Matt is also the lucky guy responsible for the new Global Growth Veg Garden at RHS … Continue reading RHS Hyde Hall – Global Growth Veg Garden and Dahlia Crisps!

CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY 2017 – Monty Don’s New Book!

I am very excited to share with you my first Christmas Giveaway of 2017, an item sought after and sold out in many shops. It is the latest book from Monty Don, titled Down to Earth. This is your chance to get your hands on a copy! Without paying a penny too. You will have seen … Continue reading CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY 2017 – Monty Don’s New Book!

Still open for business – Year round growing!

I feel like I have shared all my recent road trips and adventures with you but not actually life at No.27. I won't lie, it hasn't exactly been looking pretty! But hey, as I highlighted in launching the #MyRealView Campaign, that's what happen sometimes, life takes over for whatever reason. Actually, it has always looked … Continue reading Still open for business – Year round growing!

Digging at Dawn

Happy Easter on this glorious Sunday morning. I hope you are utilising the excuse of Easter to pack yourselves full of chocolate and hot cross buns. I can't get enough of these toasted delicious buns with a slither of melting butter. Eating one as I type, yum! The clocks have only just gone forward but I am already loving the light mornings and slightly lighter … Continue reading Digging at Dawn

Keep digging and drink tea

After 4 1/2 chilly hours up at No.27 yesterday....it's official...the allotment essentials have been confirmed...a camping stove and a whistling kettle! These were both on my Christmas list luckily including the links of course, and after yesterday I am so glad they were. I finally got to put them to the test and what a cracking cuppa they … Continue reading Keep digging and drink tea

Christmas presents and the never ending roots

I thought I would I share with you the loves and loathes of my allotment over the festive period. Let's start with the loves: My allotment Christmas presents - I love every single one of them and they are exactly what I wanted. Personalised trug, camping gas stove and kettle, welly warmers, books and a … Continue reading Christmas presents and the never ending roots