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

Broad Beans Away
May 2004

Rainbow over the Allotment
November 2007

Compost Bin Full
September 2008

View up Plot 5
December 2008

My New French Watering Can and Tomatoes in Small Greenhouse
June 2007

View right up the plot
March 2004

Jerusalem Artichokes
July 2007

Cut comfrey on plot 5
May 2010



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Harvest coming in, Wounded Knee

A week back last Monday I enjoyed the first delicious tomato of the season, a Sungold. These have been on my ‘must grow’ list for years now. They’re so sweet, prolific and early – a real winner. Now the rest

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Grass is Useful Stuff!

The grass is growing fast, plenty of water in the ground and a bit of sunshine really pushes it on. We’ve been mowing and the clippings are proving very useful. Mulching Comfrey I have topped up the mulch around the

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Heatwave Breaks, Polytunnel Problems

Yesterday (Wednesday) was the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. It’s hard to believe that the nights will be drawing in again now until the winter solstice when the cycle of the year starts again. If you’re interested

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