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Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 1d ago

Bug hotel or more accurately bug pyramid,

I've wanted to make a bug hotel for a while but I was trapped in the idea that I needed to make one from a pallet. I didn't have a pallet and so consequently no bug hotel.Over the last few w...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 4d ago

Looking very dashing

Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 5d ago

Garden greenhouse update - a summary

We keep a diary of our sowing and planting schedule here.FootnoteIn the comments on yesterday's post quite a few people expressed surprise that we were picking rhubarb so early and asked wha...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 6d ago

Daffodils and rhubarb

Thursday 16 MarchWe managed to find a few sprigs of purple sprouting broccoli - PSB and a few leaves of kale. Most people seem to be having a bit of a glut with PSB but for us it is a delica...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 1w ago

Plot update - a summary

Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 1W ago

Pollination without the buzz.

In our garden greenhouse are three large tubs each containing a fruit tree. They are a peach - Avalon Pride, an apricot - Flavourcot and a nectarine - Fantasia.The tubs containing the trees ...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 1W ago

March on the plot (and one of our wildlife projects),

Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 1W ago

Surprise, surprise

For one reason or another it was a week since our last visit to the plot and so we were a little surprised to find that we had four cauliflowers ready for cutting. To be honest the heads wer...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 2W ago

Lady in Red - Photography

After our recent visit to Hodsock Priory, I was browsing through the many photographs that I had taken when I came across this one. My eye was drawn to a red object in the background.Closer ...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 2W ago

Book Review - RHS Companion to Scented Plants

A while ago, I agreed to review the RHS Companion to Scented Plants and had completely forgotten about it until I received an email from Lucy at Loose and Leafy asking if I was still willing...