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
A while ago down near the bottom of the 24/A I painted the bowl of an old green discarded wheel barrow with bits of black bitumen paint, giving it a sort of camouflage look. I turned it upside down and lent it outside against the chicken mesh of the fence.
It was too wet for the allotment today, and it has to be pretty wet to keep me away. The weather has been biblical here in Sussex. Never to waste a good opportunity we headed off to our local Tate’s garden centre and picked up two things we’re currently missing;
A nice little video today from the GrowVeg people about seed saving: TL;DR – Peas and Beans are great for saving seeds, don’t try it with brassicas! I’ve also got this great little book by Josie Jeffery which I find really useful too: See larger image Seedswap: The Gardener’s Guide
It was at the allotment today! We had some pretty grim weather – which is good because it reminded us to start prepping for winter. So down to B&Q to pick up an incinerator! Alas my well intentioned idea to make our incinerator last for more than a few months