Tag Archives: Fruit

7 easy pickings for grow your own keenos

I’m being thrown head first heading into my second season on the allotment and this year, my mind has turned to my stomach. Quite a different mindset to last year’s “must grow everything possible! Yay!” approach. I’ve actually come up with the below formula to decide what to grow, which I thought would be helpful to share: Continue reading 7 easy pickings for grow your own keenos

13 tips to help allotment newbies… by an allotment newbie!

Taking on an allotment for the first time is exciting and scary.¬†I know because I’ve just done it – I’ve had my first allotment for a year and guess what, it was fine ūüôā Yours will be too. Below¬†are some of my tips for allotment newbies to help speed you on your way to fruit and veg¬†success! Continue reading 13 tips to help allotment newbies… by an allotment newbie!

Allotment month 12: proof is in the potatoes

It’s been a year since I was given my 125 sq metre allotment and what a wonderful, soulful, reflective, fun, heartening year it has been! It’s been a hell of a lot of hard work which, while not converting into an equal output of produce, has satisfied my need to grow-our-own tenfold. Continue reading Allotment month 12: proof is in the potatoes