Sweetcorn

I couldn't hold out any longer. It is late September. Rats or squirrels have started to steal my precious treasure. If I leave things much...

Salad Days

Perhaps having the allotment was worth it after all. I have grown salad! Yes, dear reader, after nearly losing my allotment because it was too...

Operation sprout

I am determined to crack this allotment thing. Somewhere in my small mind I have a vision of being able to provide fresh, tasty and...

Mindfulness and allotments

I never thought there would be much joy in digging heavy soil on a hot August evening. It's not something I would choose to do,...

It's nothing like The Good Life

Apparently allotments are a little like hen's teeth. When we moved to our current house my wife and I had the idea of getting...