The Patient Gardener

Yesterday I read a lovely post on WellyWoman’s blog which was a Love Letter to her allotment written especially for National Allotment Week. WW’s plot is exactly the same size as...

I picked my first  2 strawberries today – well I say 2 but one of them isn’t really fully ripe.  The trouble is I also removed 5 half eaten strawberries from...

I have been doing regular posts on the allotment but I thought it might be interesting to join in with the Garden Bloggers Harvest Day meme hosted by Barbie and Christine....

I am beginning to think of myself as almost a real allomenteer (is that a word?) or veg grower as I have my first glut – courgettes. It’s hardly surprising given...

I have nearly come to the end of just over a weeks annual leave and I have managed to spend a couple of hours on six of those days at the...

The art of fruit-growing is all a little obscure to me. However, I am an eternally curious person so leaped at the chance last week to visit the top fruit grower...

I have had my plot nearly 5 months now and so far it has been an interesting journey.  I posted back here when I got the plot and if I am...

  Its been a little strange round these parts in the last couple of weeks.  Just before Christmas I was contacted by the local BBC radio station.  They are working on...

  On my post before last when I was showing my plan for the allotment I mentioned that I was planning to use ‘open trench composting’ to start with to help...

I suspect I have caused much merriment and consternation amongst many of my gardening twitter friends over the last week and now no doubt those of you who have read this...