Top 5 Tips for Allotment Beginners

Top 5 Tips for Allotment Beginners

Hello and welcome! If you are an allotment newbie, you've just picked up the keys to your first allotment garden and you're wondering where to begin - stick around. In this blog I share my top 5 tips for allotment beginners. I've had an allotment since 2014 and I've learned many skills 'by trowel and [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Garlic

A Beginner’s Guide to Garlic

One autumn crop I love planting and which I would never willingly be without is garlic. It's embarrassingly easy to grow, takes very little time to plant out, doesn't require much attention and provides the basis for the following year's worth of culinary delights - all for a very modest investment. One thing to note [...]

The Autumnal Equinox

The Autumnal Equinox

And so it's goodbye to summer. Goodbye to long days, bumper harvests, warm breezes and light evenings. Today marks the autumnal equinox and the beginning of my favourite season. Cosy knits and blankets, hot chocolate and rosy noses. Crisp mornings, cool air, crunchy leaves! It's time now to put the garden to sleep for the [...]