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Spring Finally Arrives At The Allotments

Well it’s been a challenging end to winter, with the coldest weather anyone around here can remember. The wind chill has been particularly challenging, so anything tender that’s not under cover has suffered, the chard and broad beans being good examples. Under cover though nearly everything has survived well. I’ve...

Weekly Allotment Update and Tour

The harvests are really starting to pick up now. I’ve just picked 20 litres of veg, that’s a respectable £20 worth, and it’s the second harvest of the week. It’s a tricky time of year though, picking enough to eat, but leaving the plants strong, so that they grow even...

5 Questions, 5 Answers and 5 YouTuber’s

Amanda from AJ’s Allotment asked me to answer 5 questions and then tag 5 additional people who I’d like to see answer the same questions. There’s no obligation to answer of course, but if you fancy it, then I’m sure people would appreciate the answers. So first, thanks to Amanda...

Allotment Smoothies

Today’s video is in response to a viewer’s request. Apparently I’m always mentioning smoothie’s on the videos and so a video of making them was a good idea too. Smoothie’s are particularly important at this time of year, because leaves for salads are a bit thin on the ground, whereas...