Author: Steve Richards

What I’m sowing and growing in October

I love writing these monthly reviews and plans for the following month, so much seems to happen in such a short time and our diet changes as each month clicks by.  The fruit changes the most.  August saw us awash with berries, September with tomatoes/peppers/cucumbers and plums and October sees...

14 Risky Veggies to Sow in October

Yesterday I posted a list of the ‘best’ seeds to sow in October, importantly October might not be the best time to sow these seeds, my criteria in selecting them was only whether you stand a reasonable chance of getting a successful harvest, this late in the year. This article...

11 Best Seeds to Sow in October

This article outlines what I consider to be the ‘best’ seeds to sow in October,  importantly October might not be the best time to sow these seeds, my criteria in selecting them is whether you stand a reasonable chance of getting a successful harvest, this late in the year.  I...

Allotment Diary (September 2020 – Week 2)

I’m away hiking next week so I’ve mainly focused my attention on sowing, clearing beds and planting.  As a result I’ve spent 12 hours on the allotment and 2 hours sowing seeds, bringing me up to my average of 14 hours and it’s been wonderful.  I’ve only managed a couple...