New on Site

New articles and sections on the Allotment Growing web site. Check back here for the latest additions and changes to the web site.

Growing Potatoes – A Guide

I believe that the potato is the most important and versatile crop the home grower can grow. It’s also one of the most underrated crops.

Garden Snails

Snails, Sciatica & Storms Plus New on Site

A host of slugs and snails in the rain, incredible thunderstorms with hail and floods, repaired the Merry Tiller and new on the web site

Your Website Needs You

New Site Style – I Need Your Help!

New web site goes live and I need your input as to what you think of it and any bug reports welcome

Viable Self-Sufficiency

I'm asking for your help to get a new book published on self-sufficiency and explaining why I think it will be valuable.

Win a Fruit Press & Crusher Worth £315!

We are running a fantastic competition this month to win a Cross-Beam Fruit Press (12l), Crusher, and Straining Bag, from our partners at Harrod Horticulture worth £315!

Lots of jobs, greenhouse review & rockdust

Getting on with jobs outside when the rain holds off. More new pages added to the web site.

New articles on the web site

Recovering from the cataract operation so busy working on the web site. Added articles on general topics, allotment foods and more

Out With A Bang – Happy New Year!

When the neighbours come round and ask if they can have their roof back, you know it's been storming.

Merry Christmas! Blessed are the Cheesemakers.

New threat from the EU to gardeners, new articles on the site about making butter and cheese and wishing you all a Merry Christmas.

Forum and Web Site Changes

We've updated our forums and gone back to our old home pages. An explanation.

Busy Week & Runner Beans

Busy week, shocked by prices in the sales and new on the site: growing runner beans for show.

Greenhouse Base & New on Site

Greenhouse base basically finished and some new articles on the site for you.

New Book Out – Backgarden Chickens

Our new book is out and I thought you might want to know what goes into writing a book

Show Growing & Videos

Injured leg so adding more articles and videos to the site

Worm Composting

New on the site - 15 pages on making worm compost from one of the most respected sites on the subject.

Storing Your Home Grown Crops

Our new book How to Store Your Home Grown Produce is now available.

Good News & Bad News

Coping with Val's injury and some new pages on the Poultry Pages, videos and old illustrations.

May 2024

What to do now on your plot!

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