Steve's Seaside Life Blog

Jennie’s Allotment After Six Weeks Work

We inherited Jennie and Jon’s allotment plot 7 weeks ago and we’ve been working it for the last 6 weeks. It’s gone from a thick sea of weeds to a little oasis and today I finished planting it. We put in a lawn, cleared the ground, put down a heavy...

Allotment Lunch

A quick video to show what a typical lunch time looks like for me, cleaning, processing and preparing salads for the next few days.  Everything grown on the allotment in March or traded with neighbours in return for veg that I’ve grown – ah the simple life! To be honest...

Allotment Anniversary

It was only one year ago today that I planted my first seeds in the allotment beds and I cropped my first salad leaves about a month later.  This year I’ve improved those times considerably, in fact I’ve been eating almost all of my veg from the allotment (or bartered)...