Coming to an End

14th Oct 2016: Although we are coming to an end with some crops there are still lots of vegetables to pick on the allotment. The runner beans have finished and the foliage has bee
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Eating Vegetables in Season

30th September 2016: I love the fact that when growing your own, each vegetable has a season and then it’s over for that year. It means that you really enjoy the fresh vegetables
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Picking and Planting

16th Sept 2016: We managed to buy some purple sprouting broccoli plants from our local nursery – they are a little late going in but hopefully we will have something to pick in s
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Rhubarb, Raspberries and Purslane

2nd Sept 2016: I picked the last of the rhubarb last week and made a rhubarb and strawberry crumble which was delicious (the recipe can be found in the ‘latest recipes’ section
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Lots of Choice

12th August 2016: We have lots to choose from on the allotment at the moment and each week there seems to be something else ready to pick. This week it’s beans and celery. We hav
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Growing Weather

29th July 2016: The produce is generally growing well but then so are the weeds. We have had sufficient rain but then some lovely warm weather to swell the crops. My husband has be
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Making Good Use of the Produce

15th July 2016: The potatoes are being harvested and they have produced a good crop due in part to plenty of rain in the growing season. We will dig up plants as we need them for t
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Reaping the Rewards

6 July 2016: We arrived back from holiday to find lots of produce ready or almost ready to eat. We picked a large bowl of strawberries which have an amazing taste. Old varieties of
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