Bank Holiday Sunshine

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

Waltons – Amazing allotment blogs

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

National Allotment Week 2016

As I mentioned in my last blog, it's National Allotment Week! Have you done anything to celebrate the tradition of allotments or your enthusiasm for grow your own? The National Allotment Society organised a number of Open Allotment day events which are listed here; did you attend any? I didn't attend any of the events but spent a good … Continue reading National Allotment Week 2016

Countryfile Live – Volunteering

What a wonderful day! As hopefully many of my followers will be aware, on Sunday I had the pleasure to join other volunteers at BBC Countryfile Live representing The National Allotment Society. Perfect timing I thought just before National Allotment Week, which is running now. Volunteering for the Allotment Society was an opportunity I saw … Continue reading Countryfile Live – Volunteering

Juggling in June

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