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Last year was a year of nearly no posts, and equally not very much gardening. My plots are, quite frankly, feral. It’s so bad that our Committee Chair has gently […]


Along with most allotmenteers, I am heartily sick of all the wet. I have standing water on my plots and most of the raised beds are pond-like just six inches […]

And breathe…

I am very behind this year. It’s very clear from the state of my plots and the general lack of fruit flies/the distinct whiff of damp compost in the kitchen […]


My diary and actual allotmenteering have both had something of a hiatus. Earlier this year I got back into horses, via volunteering at the RDA. A time-consuming passtime to add […]

Summer routine

I’m getting back into my routine – wake up early, make coffee, shove on the worst of my wardrobe for allotmenteering in and slap factor 30 on any exposed skin. […]