Today marks 2 years of being the proud owner of plot 6a and what a fab way to celebrate………….it is finally complete!! A flask and egg butty at the ready I drove to plot 6a full of excitement, because today was the day the last phase of my plans were to be completed. With…… Continue reading Happy 2nd Birthday Plot 6a.
The growing season is well under way now and my greenhouse is full of little seedlings just itching to move on to pastures new. I started all my seeds off in the greenhouse this year and l have to say the germination rate was very slow indeed. Either l started them off too early…… Continue reading Seedlings, Supports & Squashes.
Yes l was well and truly fooled by the weather today!! I woke up this morning to gorgeous sunshine and blue skies, which then turned into heavy rain and hail. I had my day planned and l was really looking forward to a full day on plot 6a and getting all the jobs ticked off…… Continue reading April Fool’s
Hello Over the past few weeks l’ve been buying everything l need ready for the sowing season and l’ve been so patient holding back from sowing my seeds too early this year. Well today l finally got my hands dirty and l’ve sown plenty of seeds to get me started. Last year l just grew…… Continue reading Sowing Season.
It’s that exciting time of the year again, seed sowing season. I started a lot of my seeds off in January last year, only because l was so excited for my first year and because like most woman l’m impatient!! Well lesson well and truly learnt. I decided to wait until March to even think…… Continue reading And “Sow” it begins.
Now that plot 6a is shaping up nicely l’ve decided to start a little recipe page. I will now be cooking seasonal fruit and vegetable dishes in my shed on plot 6a. I’m going to be doing recipes that are easy to follow, prepare and cook. I’m also healthy eating so all my recipes will…… Continue reading Recipes
Hello and welcome to my new blog site. Here I am stepping into a brand new year in the allotment world and my second full growing year as the proud owner of plot 6a. What a year it has been and the transformation on my plot has been amazing. I’ve learned so much from my…… Continue reading New year, new blog.
Hello It’s that time of the year where most of my raised beds are empty, the leaves have fallen and everything is tucked up for the winter. Plot 6a looks so bare and lifeless now. I still have some sprouts and swiss chard growing but everything else I grew has been harvested and made into…… Continue reading Tucked up for the winter
Hello A few things that tells me it’s Autumn are Star Bucks pumpkin spiced latte, a rainbow of colorful leaves on the ground and now munchkin pumpkins. Ever since I came across Katie’s Instagram profile Lavender&Leeks I dreamed of having my own allotment and growing munchkin pumpkins. Well that dream came true and here I…… Continue reading Officially Autumn
Hello So I planted what I though was a squash and I was expecting a nice yellow squash or two, instead what I did get was a giant round courgette!! Really not complaining though.I kept checking on this small round green ball, waiting for the moment it turned yellow but it just kept growing and…… Continue reading Sarah & The Giant Squash