I’m hugely excited to publish this guest blog by one of my favourite garden bloggers, Andrew O’Brien. If knowledge is power, this article is a bazooka load of wisdom in the battle against allotment weeds.… More
There’s a fantastic number of allotment, kitchen garden and grow your own bloggers out there. I read as many as I can for inspiration, advice and to find out what everyone is getting up to.
Here are a few of my favourite articles and blog posts from February. Continue reading “10 highlights from the grow your own blogs: February”
After a relaxed start to the day (I stayed in my PJs until noon!), it was time to visit the allotment. I was surprised how spring-like it was outside. Continue reading “Diary update: Ready for Spring”
One of the most rewarding tasks you can do when you start an allotment garden is create an area for making compost. Continue reading “Why make compost? It’s the heart of the allotment garden.”
Richard: I would love if everyone took on an allotment garden and I’ll continue trying to inspire others to do just this. Continue reading “No plot? No problem – Growing your own in a small space.”
The experience on the allotment this winter has been very different compared to last year.
The weather has been relatively kind which has helped, but what’s paid off is the work I carried out on the allotment following the waterlogging 12 months ago.
Is it worth growing your own potatoes?
Like onions, potatoes are readily available in the supermarkets. You can pick up a sack for a few pounds. Why bother growing your own? Continue reading “How to choose the perfect potatoes to grow”
Happy New Year!
January has arrived and I’m excited. It might be the middle of winter, but New Year always makes me feel rejuvenated. Continue reading “Happy New Year – Allotment reflections and plans for the new season”