Stand by your beds!

It’s inspection time on our site. There are a few obviously abandoned plots since our last round, which is good news for the patient people on our waiting list. One […]

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

Autumn is very definitely here. Not that I mind, I love the turning leaves, the syrupy light and squirrelling away produce for the winter. I made damson jam this evening – am sitting here with half an ear cocked to hear the lids pop. My little shelf in the pantry is […]

August washout

Much rain has fallen. From being nearly empty the water butt’s full again and the part-dug bed is a pond – I bailed out 18 2-gallon watering cans with a rusty tin. I am stunned at how much rain we’ve had this month. I thought this was supposed to be […]