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My ‘amazing’ and free garden/allotment planning tools :- updated!

This video introduces a new update to my garden/allotment planning tools, designed for managing small scale fruit and veg production for fun.  I’ve created the tools myself, using a web based database application called Airtable.  Airtable also has applications for smartphones and tablets, with some limitations!  It’s these apps on...

Planting squash and sowing beans

I’m almost there, fully planted that is, a fantastic milestone that I’ve worked hard towards for the last few weeks and I now have only the tomatoes and cucumbers to do.  I always have new successions to plant of course, but that’s an hour a week. I love this time...

New plan/objectives for the allotments in 2019

In this video I talk about my updated allotment objectives and plans for the year. I’ve basically met my challenges for this year: – Increase my March/April harvests – Nearly quadrupled – Harvest a huge amount of food – on target for £10,000/year – Cover my costs for the year...

Planting Tomatoes in a Polytunnel

Although I decided not to plant my tomatoes early, because I don’t have  very good space to grow them on and because I dislike potting them on, I still ended up having to plant them out in the polytunnel beds early.  In fact they are almost exactly the same sized...

What I’m Sowing and Growing in May

April is my busiest month, huge harvests, lots of sowing, but even more planting and lots of beds to clear and recondition ready for May planting, so it’s quite a relief to get to May.  I have dozens of seed trays full of healthy plants now and many of the...