• Day 39 - Tidying One of Our Corners.

    Tidying Corners.

    The freeze has ended it seems and the long term forecast hopefully will be for above zero temperatures, so with this in mind our lass led the way with a job... Read more

    Posted on 16 February 2021
  • We Have Made It into the Wall Street Journal

    Have Made into Wall Street Journal

    I kid you not, we are not any kind of wolves of Wall Street more hedgehogs of the horticultural close. We answered a call from a journalist last year, who was... Read more

    Posted on 10 February 2021
  • When It Snows Little Grows

    When Snows Little Grows

    We had a walk down to the allotment today, our lass to feed the birds me and our lass to feed our soul, I made our lass laugh to the point she dirtied her... Read more

    Posted on 09 February 2021
  • January 2021 Statistics

    A little late with the numbers but here we are, I enjoy numbers and much as we take photographs of the allotment to see where it has come from to go to, I... Read more

    Posted on 08 February 2021
  • A Week Nearer to Spring Time

    Week Nearer Spring Time

    It has been a slow week down the allotment, it has been cold with occasional snow showers. There is forever an urge to get things done, but the cold is holding... Read more

    Posted on 07 February 2021
  • View from the Allotment and the Turn of the Compost.

    View from Allotment Turn Compost.

    Whilst standing at the compost bins I turned around to get a view of the allotment from another angle which I haven't really taken in before. Read more

    Posted on 31 January 2021
  • Chitting Potatoes, Un Chitted Potatoes and Wood.

    Chitting Potatoes, Chitted Potatoes Wood.

    The hours of sunlight are forever getting longer, as of today we have an extra 1hour and 16 minutes compared to the shortest hours of day light back on the... Read more

    Posted on 27 January 2021
  • Cold Days and Big Skies

    Cold Days Skies

    A selection of photographs from our trip to the allotment on Sunday, we pottered and had a cuppa, but most all enjoyed the nature around us. Not everything is... Read more

    Posted on 25 January 2021
  • Rain, High Water and Green House Roof Fixed.

    Rain, High Water Green House Roof Fixed.

    The fix seems to be doing it's job, keeping the rainwater out, but still going in the guttering to keep the barrels full.We have seen the nearby river higher... Read more

    Posted on 20 January 2021
  • Our First Signs of Spring Down the Allotment

    First Signs Spring Down Allotment

    First shoots coming through from the daffodil bulbsI know, fake grass down an allotment, really!! But it covers the area where the pear tree roots are, and... Read more

    Posted on 18 January 2021
  • Day 38 - We Have a Cunning Plan for the Greenhouse Roof.

    Have Cunning Plan Greenhouse Roof.

    Sometimes the simplest remedies can be the best, we have over the past month or so, been trying to figure out how to sort the greenhouse roof on our lasses... Read more

    Posted on 17 January 2021
  • Day 37 - We Do Give a Fork.

    Give Fork.

    We had a nice leisurely walk to the allotment today, the snow and ice of the previous days had gone, so we could walk with the assurance of not slipping. Read more

    Posted on 12 January 2021
  • Footprints in the Snow

    Footprints Snow

    On Sunday we went up to the allotment, we have had a bit of snow as you can see, but the most interesting thing, is to see the footprints of those who are... Read more

    Posted on 12 January 2021
  • Jobs for January and Plans for the Future.

    Jobs January Plans Future.

    Lockdown 3 is now with us in the UK but thankfully we have the allotment. Our very own place of sanity, we have in recent days walked up to, or like today as... Read more

    Posted on 06 January 2021
  • Snow Down Our Allotment

    Snow Down Allotment

    The wildlife camera is mostly capturing Pigeons and Magpies at the moment, but yesterday we had some snow, and as you can see from the photographs below you... Read more

    Posted on 03 January 2021
  • December 2020 Statistics

    Okay, so it might only be me that like these numbers, but we all have to have our guilty pleasures, and this is mine where I can compare and contrast on how... Read more

    Posted on 02 January 2021
  • Happy New Year 2021 - New Years Day Down the Allotment.

    Happy Year 2021 Years Down Allotment.

    Everyday is a learning day, today we learnt not everything can be a success, but you learn from it and go on. We also, well I learned thanks to our lass, that... Read more

    Posted on 01 January 2021
  • Leek It Out!

    Leek Out!

    We had thought the first vegetables to be sown were going to be the aubergines, but I had seen across social media that a few folks had sown their onions and... Read more

    Posted on 29 December 2020
  • Day 36 - Potting on and Turning the Compost

    Potting Turning Compost

    Storm Bella came through last night, and the sight we were expecting this morning as went to the allotment, well, we hoped for the best but thought of the worst... Read more

    Posted on 27 December 2020
  • How We Spent Our Christmas Day Allotment

    Spent Christmas Allotment

    Simple, but enough of what our lass says about me, we had a good time looking at the wild birds and drinking champagne, we also glimpsed a woodpecker and much t... Read more

    Posted on 25 December 2020