Monthly Archive: October 2019

Allotment Diary (October – Week 4)

How much time have I spent on the allotments? The allotments are in fairly good shape now for winter, so we’ve not had too much to do, but the weather’s been quite nice and my blistered feet mean I’ve not had much opportunity for exercise, so pottering around the allotments...

Allotment Diary (October – Week 3)

How much time have I spent on the allotments? I’ve been away on holiday for a week, visiting the New Scientist Live conference in London and spending a few days with two of my daughters and their partners.  As a result there’s been a bit less allotment activity than usual...

What I’m Sowing and Growing in October

October, like September, has been a challenging month in the garden.  High winds, lots of rain and not much sun.  I even had to put cold-frame lids over new plantings of lettuce to protect them from the gales and hail!  It looks like everything has pulled through though, the squash...