Tag Archives: allotments

Inspirational Trip to Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT)

We had been meaning to get to CAT for some time, mainly to take a look at the forest garden and polytunnels because they’re both ways we’d like to develop our garden. Plus, we really like it. But the trip … Continue reading

Posted in Crafts, Fruit, Hedges, Herbs, Organic gardening, Ornamentals, Ponds, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Plans for 2010

I’m late blogging this month because I have a problem with my neck and shoulder and haven’t been able to use the computer as much as usual. I have had this post planned for a week or more, but simply … Continue reading

Posted in Herbs, Planning, Ponds | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

How does your (vege) garden grow?

It seems like this year has been very typical so far – a proper rainy and sunny spring and now a sunny warm June. It’s made for much easier veg growing than 2007 and 2008. This year we took up … Continue reading

Posted in Vegetables | Tagged , | Leave a comment


Well, it started so well – even posted extra bits and pieces. Then April came around – a busy time in the garden, kids’ GCSEs, a job interview and loads of other work. So now I’m over 2 weeks late … Continue reading

Posted in Fruit, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

March 2009

Well, welcome to my gardening blog. I’m going to try and update it each month. So I’ll start with a quick round-up of what’s being going on in February and early March. About half the trees in the orchard have … Continue reading

Posted in Fruit, Ornamentals, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Manic May

There’s more to do than time to do it in at this time of year! I have been weeding lots as the weeds grow so fast in May. But the new bed near the house is looking good and I’ll … Continue reading

Posted in Organic gardening, Vegetables | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lots of gardening

Loads has happened in the garden since my last post so here’s an update and some piccies. The main news is that the greenhouse is up and glazed. Putting it together was slow but not too complicated. But then we … Continue reading

Posted in Organic gardening, Ornamentals, Sheds and workspaces, Vegetables | Tagged , | 1 Comment