My diary of my attempts, success and failures growing vegetables, fruit, herbs and gardening on an allotment.sized vegetable plot with a garden as well
Stewart Jones, a keen garlic grower from Mansfield Woodhouse, shares how he grows his garlic crop on his plot on the Kingsley Allotment site.
We've had some shocking weather but I have at least made a good start on the new no-dig bed and nearly kept up with the sowing plan in the potting shed.
Creating a new decorative border, mulching with woodchips and cardboard, storm damages coldframe, windbreak leylandii growing fast.
Chitting potatoes, onions in store, garlic in pots, purple cauliflowers and primroses flowering and daffodils ready to flower.
Understanding why white beetroot are appearing from a packet of red Boltardy Beetroot seeds takes us into how we breed new varieties of vegetables.
Metaldehyde based slug pellets will be withdrawn from sale, the government announced. What effective alternatives for slug control?
An old allotment competition is to see who can grow the biggest yield of potatoes from just one seed potato. This article explains how it is done.
Catching up on reading gardening books old and new whilst the weather outside is awful. A quick report on what is happening on the plots