Category Archives: Allotment

Sunday 11th April 2021

Long day, till 5.30pm!

Cultivated last section, below bean poles. Very dry but Handy worked well.

Sewed perpetual spinach, Deb planted out spring cabbage. Covered potatoes that were showing in case of frost.

Took down net on 73 and most … Read more ...

Posted in Allotment | Comments Off on Sunday 11th April 2021

Monday 5th April 2021

Finished digging and cultivating area for spinach etc on 74.  Exhausted but have all ground ready for seeds and plants!

Posted in Allotment | Comments Off on Monday 5th April 2021

Monday 29th March 2021

Went down 11am – 4pm. Got hot.

Hadnt been feeling well, but battled on.

Moved bean poles.

Posted in Allotment | Comments Off on Monday 29th March 2021

Thursday 25th March 2021

Moved water butt to bottom of 74, put up brassica net, need to add door.

Posted in Allotment | Comments Off on Thursday 25th March 2021

Monday 22nd Mar 2021

Forked over brassica area at bottom of 74, scatter blood fish and bone, then cultivated.

Soil surprisingly dry!

Posted in Allotment | Comments Off on Monday 22nd Mar 2021

Saturday

[insert_date]

Awake 4am – 6am, woke feeling under the weather. Got worse, did a bit of work on John Byrt’s site and did census, but otherwise very little.

Posted in Allotment | Comments Off on Saturday

Friday 19th March 2021

Rotavated second potato area and put in four rows: Cara (from Peter), Charlotte, Kestrel and Orla.

Deb finished moving stuff at bottom from 73.

Posted in Allotment | Comments Off on Friday 19th March 2021

Thursday 18th March 2021

Mid morning – 4pm. Deb came down with lunch.

Finished digging and manuring potato area, forked more of brassica area. Cultivated fruit row. Moved blackberry and Deb moved some raspberries, and moved more bits and pieces from 73.

Posted in Allotment | Comments Off on Thursday 18th March 2021

Wednesday 17th March 2021

Put in two rows of Charlotte potatoes on 74.

Moved some of our stuff at the bottom of 73 onto 74.

Started preparing 74 for raspberries, blackberry and rhubarb. Made quite a lot of progress.

There from 10.30 to 4.30 … Read more ...

Posted in Allotment | Comments Off on Wednesday 17th March 2021

Monday 8th March 2021

Spoke to Ken about move to Peter’s allotment which he plans giving up in the autumn, seems OK.

Used cultivator on section on 74, and put in Rocket potatoes. Deb put in onions on no-dig bed on 73

Posted in Allotment | Comments Off on Monday 8th March 2021