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Planting Early Kale for Spring

A quick update on my plans for making sure that we don’t run out of brassicas during the spring ‘hungry gap’. I do a quick review of the current situation, show you my full range of brassica seedlings and plant a nice range of Kales. I also have a few...

3 Year Anniversary Allotment Tour

It’s been three years since I planted my first few seeds on my allotment and a year since I put the poly on the new polytunnel. A lot has changed, let’s take a look around. If you are new to my allotment videos you might find a bit of context...

What to plant in a polytunnel

In this video I go through the allotment year from the perspective of the polytunnel.  I explain some of the key transitions and how to take best advantage of the space you have.  Key to my approach is the use of layers of vertical space and using lots of containers...

What’s In Your Allotment Store?

This video takes a quick look at what we still have in our allotment store.  The store is definitely depleting, but more importantly as the weather warms, the quality of the stored product degrages rapidly, so it’s a race against time to get fresh produce to take it’s place! In...

Organic Slug Control With Nematodes

In this video I talk about how and why I use nematodes for organic slug control.  I’m using Nemaslug, which is environmentally friendly and is 100% safe for children, cats, dogs, other pets and wildlife. Nemaslug uses the nematode Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita, which was discovered by scientists at the government research...