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

Poorly Onions
June 2006

Marestail
May 2009

Kids Playing on the Plot
March 2009

Vegetable Exhibition at Harrogate
September 2008

Clipstone Allotments Visit - Horses on the Plot!
April 2008

Potato Day in Mold, Wales
February 2010

Plot 5, Potato Planting
April 2005

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

 

 

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Sowing Schedule 2019

I’ve got my sowing schedule listed. Last year I spent quite a lot of time planning out the year in some detail. When to sow, plant out and when I could expect to harvest. So we had the never ending

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A Slow Start, Under the Snow

Last year I started well, jobs got done in January and I’d everything planned out for months ahead. What to sow and when – even what I’d be harvesting and when. Until the weather put paid to the plans and

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Potatoes, Onions, Garlic, Purple Cauliflower & Other Flowers

This year I decided not to grow so many varieties of potatoes. The plan was Arran Pilot (First Early), Charlotte (Second Early) and Orla which is an early that can be left to grow on like a maincrop along with

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