Category Archives: Adventures in my allotment

Allotment update – the fate of the September sown seeds

At the beginning of this month I wrote how I had started off some hardy annuals from the Higgledy Garden ‘Seeds to Sow in September’ range.  Not only was this because I wanted to get some of my cut flower … Continue reading

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Planning for next year – introducing the ‘synchroseedsow’

So it’s been a bit of a washout summer for gardeners, farmers and allotmenteers – and what else is there to do but plan for next year?  After all, next year will be so much better and it is this … Continue reading

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My “Olympic” allotment

  It has been a weekend of excitement in my neck of the woods.  The Olympic Cycle road race events came to the beautiful Surrey Hills, and Box Hill took centre stage.  So as you can imagine the garden, and … Continue reading

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Allotment challenges

Back to the allotment this morning; I knew things must be looking gloomy when, earlier in the week my other half offered to help me with it – gardening is not really his thing, but that said, now that I’m … Continue reading

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Allotment update

Work is progressing (albeit slowly) in the reclaiming of my allotment.  I usually have a couple of hours there every Sunday morning and reckon that at this rate it will take me a month of Sundays to get it into … Continue reading

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A busy day

Well the sun has been shining this weekend, perhaps not quite as much as the forecasters predicted on Friday, but I’m not complaining; it has stayed dry and been warm(ish).  Had today to myself, so have probably spent longer in … Continue reading

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Exciting news!

I’ve arrived at the top of the waiting list for an allotment – and now have more space in which to garden!  When I applied last year I was warned to expect a long wait, I was about no.24 on … Continue reading

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