I think this video shows the realisation that I am actually leaving the allotment behind. I am excited; I have now seen the house we’re moving to and I am excited. It has a back garden with a large area I can keep pots. Today, however, we say goodbye to Plot Number 6.
The hyacinths are in full bloom and the scent has kept me company throughout my visit. We went to Quarry Bank Mill over the weekend and I couldn’t help but invest in some plants – these are medicinal and wildflowers, which bees love. I’m going to make it my priority to have plants that bees […]
Some viewers on Youtube were keen to see how the seedlings were doing. If I am honest, I think I was a little early sowing seeds, so next year I shall delay by at least 2 or 3 weeks I think. The good thing is that this year I am keeping track of every single […]
After seeing footage from the plot in July I decided I would try building a couple of raised beds and use the no-dig method. I had to do some research, and I took many pointers from Charles Dowding, who is one of its pioneers. I want to talk about this more in depth after I […]
Last year I lost my battle with the weeds. That is why, in part, I stopped blogging. I had nothing to show, no merit, and I was ashamed that I had not been able to keep on top of it. Today I am recognising the same feelings, although they are unfounded. I wanted to dig […]