Category: Allotment Diary

Allotment Diary (January 2020 – Week 1)

Overview of the week Maybe it’s that new year spirit, but I’ve actually been motivated to spend quite a bit of time on the allotment this week, something like 8 hours in total, most of it was spent clearing up.  I’ve also planted my first batch of seeds!  We’ve also...

Allotment Diary (December – Week 3)

Overview of the week We’ve been away on holiday this week, visiting family for the first part of the week and then friends for the latter, so there’s been no activity on the allotments all week, just a single harvest.  What a harvest it’s been though, a really beautiful selection...

Allotment Diary (December – Week 1)

Overview of the week I spent half a day on the allotment this week, mostly planting and then two other visits for harvesting.  The big news though is that harvests are still strong, it’s been colder than usual, but I’ve managed to finish planting all of my spare plants.  In...

Allotment Diary (November – Week 2)

How much time have I spent on the allotments? There’s very little to report in this week’s diary, everything is planted except a few shallots and I’ve hardly had any time on the plot, just a few harvests, chopping down the raspberries and fleecing the polytunnel against frosts: a total...