Having planted out my Babington Leeks in Autumn I’m pleased that not only have they survived but have thrived.
This year I’ve been pulling down sheds, structures and fences and ended up with a tidy pile of scrap and rotten wood.
Our allotment guidelines states, in capitals Continue reading November Fire
Each year my allotment site has a heaviest pumpkin competition. It’s only £2 to enter and is is a friendly bit of competition amongst the plot holders. Some plants fail, some pumpkins don’t grow and some people withdraw out of embarrassment. Continue reading Pumpkin Competition
It’s been raining most of the time the last couple of days so I took advantage of a dry bit to get some overwintering crops in.
My squashed are on the turn.
Today I gave several plants a hair-cut today trimming off the old and dying leaves. The courgettes are slowing down – there doesn’t look to be too many female flowers formed on them now, mostly male. Come Saturday it will be two months of courgette harvests.
Got down to the plot late today as I’ve been on nights and needed a nap.
Planted out a bed full of alliums – all those assorted plants and bulbs I received earlier.