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

Massey Ferguson Trumps Merry Tiller
September 2008

Chilli Peppers in Greenhouse
November 2007

Plot 5 - Sweetcorn to the right and beans in foreground and to the left.
August 2005

Snails on Peppers
July 2010

The Bench Seat
May 2004

The Pyracantha Planted
October 2005

Globe Artichokes put to bed
December 2008

Clare Watering
May 2008

 

 

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Storm Doris Hits

I watched the weather forecast on Wednesday which was full of dire warnings about Storm Doris wreaking havoc on North Wales so double checked everything was battened down for the storm. Polytunnel secured, shed doors shut and latched, greenhouse glass

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Mystery Amazing Potatoes

Last year I discovered an old seed potato that had rolled under the bench. It didn’t look much like a potato, in fact I was a bit worried it was something a trapped cat had deposited at first. (Yuck!) Grey,

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Work Continues, Japanese Hoe, Long Handled Trowel

Tuesday was actually quite pleasant, bit of drizzle but quite a lot of sunshine too. It’s amazing how quickly the polytunnel gets warm when the sun shines, almost tropical today. The first task of the day was to clear up

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