Category: Allotment

Allotment Diary (January – Week 2)

We’ve had a very frost week and that’s put quite a check on growth, but we’ve still seen an uptick in our harvest volumes compared to last week and last year. I know from experience that even though I’m always concerned that I’m harvesting too much at this time of...

What I’m Sowing and Growing in January

I love writing these monthly reviews, although January is perhaps the most boring of them, because everything slows down to a crawl. This year though it’s a much more exciting month because grow lights are allowing me to squeeze in additional harvests in lots of my beds and especially the...

Allotment Diary (December – Week 2)

As predicted it’s been a very quite week on the allotment, I’ve visited only a few times. Apart from harvesting I spent a few minutes weeding, aired some of the beds, watered the under-cover brassicas and spinach and that’s about it. The only sowing I did was micro-greens and to...

Allotment Diary (November – Week 4)

It’s been another very light week on the allotments, although I’m still finding the odd jobs to do. This week the main accomplishment was cutting back the asparagus bed and covering it with a thick layer of home made compost. I’ve also done a little weeding in the garden and...