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

Larry\'s Tomatoes
September 2008

Cauliflower Hearting
May 2006

The Merry Tiller
March 2005

Pumpkins at home
September 2006

Sarpo Mira Blight Resistant Potatoes
September 2007

Growing Carrots to win the show
March 2007

View from Plot 28
July 2006

Gobo (Burdock)
April 2005

 

 

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Should Greenhouses be Banned on Allotments?

Should we ban the use of glass on allotments in case somebody cuts themselves? Is it just a sensible precaution or health and safety, nanny-state culture gone mad? Strangely that question has come up twice recently. One email complaining about

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Growing Questions & Answers 1 April 2019

I seem to be getting a lot of questions at the moment so rather than a monthly Q&A, this may be the first of two for this month. What is this? John, can you tell me what this is? –

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More Greenhouse Progress – Dead Sheep Only Sleeping!

As I said in my last post, the greenhouse build is bit two steps forward, one step back. I also mentioned that I needed to move the coldframes and fix the greenhouse to the base. Well overnight we had some

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