Allotment Vision 2019

Five points of focus for my 2019 allotment energies!

Christmas

Christmas

β€œBah," said Scrooge, "Humbug.” I hate to say it, but I'm struggling to find my Christmas cheer this year. Actually now I think about it, I struggled to find it last year too. I can't put my finger on exactly what it is. Is there something missing? I half suspect that's part of it. There [...]

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 [...]