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

Watering the Plot
April 2009

Sweetcorn under Cloche
June 2005

Rainbow over the Allotment
November 2007

Jim\'s Allotment Plot
May 2010

Second Pumpkin
September 2005

Plot 29 - Green Manure
August 2005

Onion Seedlings in the home Greenhouse
February 2006

Spring has sprung
March 2007

 

 

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Highs and Lows

I must admit this weather is really getting me down. I try to be positive but it’s more like autumn than summer out there. Still, I’ve got the greenhouses and the polytunnel where I can play work really hard. Outside

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Re-sowing seeds, salad bed, propagating strawberries.

This has been a really difficult season so far. The weather is really against us and the pest pressure is crazy. Seed germination has been awful and what do manage to emerge are getting gobbled up by slugs and snails.

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Cool Weather, Salad Bed, Snails, Fertiliser, Timber!

June has started with dryer weather than May but, even when it’s sunny, it’s cool. Daytime temperatures here running in the low teens with night times dropping to single figures. This unseasonably cool weather brings its own problems. The runner

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