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!
Buttered broad beans with bacon as a side dish or on a toasted slice of ciabatta certainly gets me excited for early Summer. Accompanied by a glass of homemade broad bean wine too of course. Yes, you can make wine from beans if you didn't know, it's lethal but pretty damn tasty! I will share one … Continue reading Broad Beans – Made Simple
It's midway through February and I have just about got through all the allotment activities I listed for January. What a busy month it has been so far, the year seems to be flying by already. On Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending the Garden Press Event in London, which was truly incredible, so … Continue reading To Do List – February
The sun is shining brightly and the plot is starting to look beautiful, full of colour and activity. I have been to visit No.27 nearly every evening this week whether it's to water all the plants or just to have a quick check-in, drop off a new pallet and say hello. I thought I would give you a quick update on what … Continue reading Bright and Beautiful
Have you wondered what your allotment would say to you? I know, it sounds bit weird but don't worry I am not going completely mad just yet, please just stick with me. Hi, my name is No.27, I am many years old and have had many owners, but since November 2015 I have had a … Continue reading Life by No.27 -the allotments view
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