Every so often I have the honour of being asked to guest blog for wonderful brands, sharing my thoughts and ideas with the hope to inspire more wonderful people in to the world of gardening and GYO. I have been chatting to the lovely team at SEEDBALL for a while now about their amazing and … Continue reading SEEDBALL – Encourage a bug and a bee…
How are we one day away from August already? This year is going super fast and I am very quickly approaching another birthday this Sunday...ahh! It may be the last of my twenties but I'm determined to make it the best yet. The rain has certainly been my best friend over the past hectic few … Continue reading Jungle July
Wowzers...it's been a whole month...sorry! I have never not blogged for that long but have been super busy and having so much fun. Hopefully you have all seen some very exciting news......I finally have my degree, wahoo!! More importantly for you though.....I launched my YouTube channel! Finally, it's here and I'm so blooming happy, plus … Continue reading Time flies when your having fun!
How is it that not long ago it felt like we were all sat twiddling our fingers over seed catalogues and websites waiting what seemed like forever for Spring to come?! Now, I feel like I can't keep up with all the sowing to be done and the cheeky weeds popping up through the soil, saying "You thought you … Continue reading To Do List – April
Spring is officially here; the tulips are beginning to flower, the clocks go forward at the weekend and the evenings are beginning to get lighter. Bring on after work allotment time, I can feel the skip in my step already! Even spending just 30 minutes at No.27 after work completely changes my mood and more than … Continue reading To Do List – March
Hey! It feels like ages since I have done a general update blog, so I decided with Spring here and lots beginning to happen, it was about time for an update. I said it....Spring is here, wahoo!! Are you as excited as me?! As I am sure you know, I am currently a week away … Continue reading Hey…It’s germination time!
I am very excited to announce that I am teaming up with Groseeds, 'the seed company who gives back' to giveaway over £100 worth of seeds! Groseeds is a small, young company based in N Wales with a mission to impact lives by inspiring people to engage with the natural world through gardening and in doing … Continue reading Christmas Giveaway – £105 worth of seeds!
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
11 days and counting until my allotment 1 year anniversary! How does one celebrate? Do I buy No.27 a card and a prezzie? If yes, what present do I get...a plant, a new tool? Is this an excuse for some balloons and a cheeky glass of champagne on the plot? Please say yes! If its nearly … Continue reading A good dose of deliciousness!
What a weekend I have just had; my determination and passion for No.27 is as strong as ever. So much so, that in between working today, I did an hour digging when the sun came up, an hour at lunch, then an hour after work. If only I could do this very day! This morning … Continue reading Allotment Passion on overdrive…
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
When see you pictures of an idyllic flower farm, then realise it is only a 9 minute drive away... I was recently searching online for flower farms and seeing if there was any nearby so that I could have freshly cut locally grown flowers at home all the time. Amongst the search appeared Green and Gorgeous, … Continue reading Green & Gorgeous – The Flower Farm
As an avid lover of Blenheim Palace, an annual Privilege Pass holder and allotment enthusiast, the Blenheim Palace Flower Show has been on my calendar since the dates were released. I must admit the show couldn't of come at better timing for myself; a perfect distraction to put a smile on my face, get me … Continue reading Blenheim Palace Flower Show
Do you ever find yourself juggling for time? Unless you are extremely lucky, I am sure we all do. Whether it's the allotment, work, university, housework, family, pets, there is always something. June is certainly turning out to be my busiest month so far, the plot is changing daily, work is at its peak and … Continue reading Juggling in June
I am officially knackered, but what a glorious weekend! The sun shined continuously, the seedlings all shot up and so did all the weeds. It has been a dry here all week luckily so I thought I would take opportunity of the light evenings after work to add some personality to the plot. I have had … Continue reading No.27: Personality Installed