Allotment Growing Photo History

A photographic history of 7 of our 8 years growing on allotments in Crewe, Cheshire along with some photographs of our garden and some I just thought you'd like to see! It's quite interesting to compare year against year.

We've moved now to a windy hillside in North Wales and are starting a new veg plot from scratch. More information here: Our Smallholding

You can follow our adventures here in our allotment diary

Random Allotment Photos
from the Gallery

Climbing Beans on Plot 5
July 2006

View right up the plot
March 2004

West Yorkshire DA Stand
September 2008

Maincrop Potatoes
September 2005

Weeding the Leeks on Plot 5
October 2005

Compost Bins on Plot 29
October 2009

Results of a row of potatoes
July 2009

The New Allotment Shed
May 2004

 

 

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From the Allotment Diaries

New Greenhouse Finally Finished – New Raised Bed

The weather was supposed to be dry and, most importantly, the winds low so arranged some help from friends and my son-in-law to finally get the new greenhouse glazed On the day, the wind was dead calm – hardly moving

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Harvesting Potatoes, Planting Garlics & Onions

The Sarpo Mira have stood up really well to the blight, this year. I lost quite a few of the non-blight-resistant varieties but only a handful of the Mira tubers were dubious. They came up very muddy, the soil is

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Curcubit Glut, Autumn Sowing, New Greenhouse

I must admit to being a bit fed up as I write this. I hoped to get the glass into the greenhouse but the wind is gusting too high and it’s wet. Again. I’d got a pal and my son-in-law

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