Category: Allotment

What I’m Growing and Sowing in July

June has been a crazy month, with a few days colder than February and then blazing hot a fews days later followed by gales and heavy rain. The beans have suffered the most, hardly climbing at all. Hopefully July will get things growing again, there’s not much I can do...

Allotment Diary (June – Week 4)

If you received this via email click here to get all of the images and videos! How much time have I spent on the allotments? A lot of people seem to have the impression that I spend every waking hour on the allotments, compulsively pulling every weed and tending each...

Allotment Diary (June – Week 3)

If you received this via email click here to get all of the images and videos! How much time have I spent on the allotments? A lot of people seem to have the impression that I spend every waking hour on the allotments, compulsively pulling every weed and tending each...

Allotment Diary (June – Week 2)

If you received this via email click here to get all of the images and videos! Allotment Finances We’ve harvested a total of £3,843, smashing all previous records, since records began! Harvesting this much gives me immense freedom to spend money to save time and increase food quality and variety,...

Allotment Diary (June – Week 1)

If you received this via email click here to get all of the images and videos! Allotment Finances We’ve harvested a total of £3,460, smashing all previous records for spring!  Harvesting this much gives me immense freedom to spend money to save time and increase food quality and variety, without...

How I grow in containers

I don’t generally like to make ‘hot to’ videos, because everyone’s needs and circumstances are so different.  However sometimes I make a “how I do” video, and this is one of those.  I explain my philosophy about the use of containers in the polytunnel and greenhouse and show examples to...