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

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Random Allotment Photos
from the Gallery

Compost Unloading
August 2007

Ruts in the Allotment Road
November 2007

Building the leafmould heap on plot 29
November 2005

Tony H\'s Plot
July 2008

View from Plot 28
July 2006

Construction site
May 2010

Comfrey Bed on Plot 5
June 2007

Anya Potatoes
July 2006



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Harvesting the Polytunnel

Well it’s hard to believe it’s August, the weather has been more like autumn at times. It’s a real disappointment after that lovely hot and sunny July. Still, September is often the best summer month for us here so we

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Catching Up – Around the Plots

My last post about the potato blight turned into more of an article than a diary entry and I didn’t even touch on the rest of the plots. So this is the catch-up post! Potatoes Having cut the haulm off

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Control for Potato Blight

We’ve got potato blight. Four words that depress any gardener to say. There was a time when I’d have written ‘I noticed that potato blight has started so I’ve sprayed with..’ or ‘I’ve had a warning from blightwatch that potato

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