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

Covered Plots for the Winter
December 2009

Globe Artichokes and Rhubarb
May 2010

Greenhouse Repaired
January 2007

Larry\'s Tomatoes
September 2008

Fish Guano Fertiliser
June 2007

Daikon (Japanese Radish)
July 2005

Valor Potatoes
August 2008

Plot 5, Comfrey Bed
April 2005

 

 

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Sweet Potato Growing Results

My first attempt at growing sweet potatoes hasn’t been quite the success I hoped for. Not a complete failure though. I’ve not grown sweet potatoes before. We quite like them occasionally but they’re not a natural for our cool British

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You can grow anything, anywhere, anytime.. But

The good news is that my back strain is much improved but the bad news is that it isn’t 100% yet. I’m walking near normally now but I really felt the strain carrying a watering can to refill the chickens’

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Repairs Done, Broad Beans Planted, Back Pulled

The greenhouse vent is fixed, emergency repairs to the polytunnel, over-wintering broad beans planted out but I’ve broken down! The first job was to repair the damaged opening vent in the Vitavia greenhouse. When I realised the vent frame was

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