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
After spending all of Saturday at the allotment in the glorious sunshine, I feel like year two at No.27 has officially started. Year one, I focused on clearing and double digging just one side of the plot, mainly in order to only slightly overwhelm myself and not cause complete mental carnage. The left hand side stayed fully … Continue reading Year Two – All systems are go!
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!
There is on-going debate about whether to chit seed potatoes or not. Most allotment owners I speak to on my site and on social media will be chitting their potatoes. Whilst the majority of commercial growers do not chit before planting. After doing lots of research, my view is that if you can give them a … Continue reading Time for a ‘chit’ chat
Apologies for my silence, time goes too fast and life can change so quickly. I'm back and keeping my fingers crossed for a sunny day tomorrow to get up to No.27. I haven't been able to get up there and do anything yet this year, so fidgeting to go get the beds dug and weeded. Whilst I … Continue reading Silent Potatoes