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Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 1d ago

Golden harvest

Last week we managed a special harvest when we picked our apricots fresh from the tree in the garden greenhouse. The fruit was warm from the sun and delicious.The apricot only had a few flow...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 2d ago

Growing Perfect Vegetables - winner of draw

The winner of the random draw is Alcea Rosea. Congratulations Alcea.Could you please email your address to me so that I can forward this to the publisher so that they can arrange delivery.If...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 4d ago

Book review and giveaway

Don't miss the cut off for entry into the draw and a chance to winMy review of the book is here. Just indicate your wish to be included in the draw in the comments attached to that post.Last...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 6d ago

June allotment plot

Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 1W ago

Ready Steady Berry

13 June Last week our harvests were dominated by calabrese and strawberries. The main centre heads of the calabrese had grown very large and we were pleased to see that having removed the ce...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 1W ago

Growing Perfect Vegetables

This month I was sent a copy of Square Foot Gardening - Growing Perfect Vegetables to review.I must admit I feel that the title is deceptive as the book isn't really about growing vegetables...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 1W ago

Aphid hunter

Copyright: Original post from Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments http://glallotments.blogspot.co.uk/ author S Garrett Copyright: Original po
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 2W ago

The harvests are starting to improve.

The gale force wind and rain - a very bad weather combination for us and the plants - kept us away from the plot for most of last week. Such times make clear the benefit of growing some sala...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 2W ago

Battered but possibly not beaten

If you watched Martyn's video in my last post you will have seen that the gales of last week left their mark on our allotment.On Friday we ventured onto the plot with a degree of trepidation...
Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments · 2W ago

Aftermath of the storms

Just when you start to feel that you are almost on top of things something comes along and pulls the rug from under your feet.As if slugs, snails, wood pigeons, berry loving blackbirds, aphi...