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

Raised Bed Wood and a Very Blue Sky
October 2007

The Plastic Mini Greenhouse
March 2004

Horse or Mares Tail
May 2004

Val & Wild Potatoes
June 2010

Across the site
March 2006

Frost on the Compost Heaps
February 2008

How not to grow Brussels Sprouts
December 2008

April 2010



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From the Allotment Diaries

Sowing – Changes to Plan

After Wednesday’s monsoon, except it was a cold monsoon, Thursday dawned sunny, freezing cold but beautifully bright and sunny. My neighbour’s light was off in the sheep maternity-hospital shed so I assume he must have got to bed sometime after

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Snow Surprise

My last posting covered up to Sunday night. Monday was spent indoors, mainly because a cold had kept me up half the night and I felt half dead. I can’t really say I got much done that was productive. So

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In the Potting Shed, Broad Beans, Setting up the Greenhouse

Not the best start to my sowing plan. What with snow, thaw, snow, wind, rain, gales, more snow and even some work getting in the way I’ve not been going outside too much. On the plus side, it’s quite cosy

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