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

Our Garden
August 2010

Peas and Beans on Plot 29
April 2007

Moving the Notice Board
December 2005

Bean Frame
June 2009

Solar Powered Ventilator
January 2006

Runner Beans on Andy\'s plot
August 2007

Brassica Cage
May 2004

Tomatoes, Sweetcorn, Onions and Potatoes.
June 2007

 

 

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Courgette Shortage

Southern Spain and Italy have been in the grip of an unusual cold snap with snow falling on the beaches of the Costas. This has hit their market gardens, devastating production of salad crops and courgettes. It’s a sign of

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Potato Chitting Time

I know some of the fashionable gardeners question the value of chitting potatoes. My feeling is that it certainly gets the early potatoes off to a flying start. With the main crops it probably makes little difference but if you

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New path through the vegetable garden

To get to the polytunnel we have to go up into the vegetable garden and along the old path. This is made of slate sheets laid on the soil but some slates are missing or broken and those that are

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