It was a cloudy day at the allotment today, the place was pretty much empty so it was just me, nature and some . The main task today was a little DIY, I’m building the base for the polytunnel which has involved the creation of a raised and a sunken bed.
Today we did a little bit of Lasagne Gardening well okay not truly lasagne gardening but a similar idea. True lasagne gardening by the way is simply a no-dig method that uses green compost and brown compost alternated providing an excellent mulch. We’re using the same idea to keep weeds at
I’ve just started work on a plant database using Airtable; it is designed for us to use on our allotment but I’ll be sharing sections of this data including Month by Month planting guides for other allotment holders. I’ll also make the whole database copiable when I’m ready. An example
Today was a delightful day at the allotment. The sun was shining, we had great company and there were plenty of people at the allotments. Allotments are such a beneficial environment, everyone has their own space to create, relax and work; yet we’re just a fence away from other people
I’m in the process of designing my latest attempt at a truly indestructible polytunnel. Our allotment is on the side of a hill at the top of a valley that faces the sea. The winds we get in winter are incredible. One of my attempts at a plastic greenhouse was