Back from our hols and back to the garden

Hi everyone Sorry for the delay in posting but we had a little holiday away and are now getting back into the swing of things. You know what the wash pile is like after a jolly holiday xx So a few jobs got tackled here at the homestead ready for next year and any seedling growing we can get started from home to be transported to the plot. Our lovely bargains from Wilkos all put up and anchored to the wall courtesy of the hubby who pipe clipped them all in place.

Rotavating the land

Today I had to be at work all day, so boo I didnt get to see all the action down at the lottie today. But a few things got done courtesy of the hubby and his poor aching back. First job that he tackled was getting some wood that had been used to separate some of the beds that were of no use to us with our complete change of design we wanted to be able to start from scratch. Once the wood was out, he set too getting some of the

Allotment clearing update Sunday 26th July 2014

After quite a long break from the allotment clearing due to the incredibly humid weather. Today we decided to go as a family and make a good dent in the ground clearing. You may remember how it looked a week back, in case you cant here is a reminder. Here is were we got to today. It doesnt look a huge difference, but we had a kind neibour rotavate the left hand side of our plot in his own time, such a darling. Then we cleared the Right hand side by

Allotment bargains from Wilko

Saturday we planned to leave the Allotment work for the day as it was my first Saturday off in a while. Instead I took a trip into town to do some shopping and look what me and the hubby found on our travels. I work in Wilko so its only natural I get a few goodies here and there but this time it was completly accidental.   We got 3 mini greenhouses at the pricley some of £1.85 2 packs of garden netting at 50p a box 2 propergators at 85p each water sprayer at 85p 10

Burning of the weeds part one

Today hubby and the son went down to the lottie to burn some of the hundreds of weeds and grass we managed to get up the other day. Its been really humid here all day, and we are watching the weather as its expecting thunderstorms on Saturday. Typical as i'm day off and would have liked to get stuck in with the lottie help, but nevermind. So heres a few pictures from todays work.   It looks a lot clearer now, but there is still so much too do.

A new start

Hello and welcome to our family blog. July 16th 2014 we became the proud tenants of our very first allotment. Its half an allotment, not a full size but Im told its still very sizable and an ideal size for just the 3 of us to run. Our family consists of 3 members My husband Mike, the chief planner, worker and the one going to be spending a large amount of time on the plot and dad. Me, Sammy, the organizer, worrier, keen to learn student and fruit loving mum. Lastly is our son Jack,

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