A new addition to protect crops

August 4, 2012 by dave   Comments (2)

Had this given me today by a couple who are leaving the site and have moved house and have a large back garden there own allottment in back garden.

A good day at Plot

August 1, 2012 by dave   Comments (0)

Had a good day at plot had a couple of showers not too bad all in all picked some broad beans got 10 3/4ozs.

Also had a lot of weeds to remove and some general tidying up to do.

Harvested the rest of my Winstons.

July 29, 2012 by dave   Comments (0)

Had a really long day today at plot from 9-00 till 5-00. The morning was spent in site shed with Lynne the new secretary sorting things out and trying to prioritise things that need doing on the site. We got our first comittee meeting tomorrow evening at 7-30 with the all new team.

Some Photos 1 this morning in shed: 2 All the spuds dug up today: 3 The area they came from 

The challenge has started the biggest SO FAR: MORE TO HARVEST

July 21, 2012 by dave   Comments (3)

Been at the plot all day started by clearing the sales shed out and assessing the stock value as it was in a bit of a run down state.

Here are some photo's

My first BIG WINSTON 1lb 71/4ozs thats 2 plants dug up so far

Todays harvest all the spuds off 2 plants + some carrots

Harvest Time.

July 5, 2012 by dave   Comments (2)

Had a good day today all crops planted are doing well a few failures and slow starters overall not to bad. Some photos of crops.

1 My garlic

2 &3: My onions drying in shed

4: My potatos doing well the winston's

My Trip to Wales to meet up with Gwilym after 2years of chatting.

July 2, 2012 by dave   Comments (1)

l cannot thank Gwilym and Josie enough for their kind hospitality and excellent food we had. Here are a few photos of our get together.

An overall view of plot from the road.

My First Strawberries Very Poor Show

June 25, 2012 by dave   Comments (2)

My first picked Strawberries A poor first pick

Another good day at plot got garlic up.

June 20, 2012 by dave   Comments (2)

A good day at the plot the last one for a few days now due to bad weather coming our way over the next 4or5 days heavy rain forecast.

A few photos 1- the garlic lying in sun to dry. 2-hanging up in shed to dry. 3&4 The strawberries coming on fine soon be ready to pick.

Had a full Day at Plot Bed 6 slowly getting filled

June 19, 2012 by dave   Comments (0)

Had a good day at the plot today nice and dry not tooo warm for working. Did more soil sorting and riddleing managed 7 barrow loads of soil in bed 6.

First heap of soil nearly gone now.

A very LARGE CAULIFLOWER.

June 14, 2012 by dave   Comments (2)

Look at this for a giant cauliflower my friend has grown he is a few plots to my left.The whole of it weighed about 18lbs and I got about 8lbs I could cook.

It had gone a little bit past its best but was delicious when cooked. Made cauliflower cheese.

Have been preparing and cooking cauliflower for the last 2hours will freeze it ( will get a lot of meals from that)

My friend gave it to me as he has enough.

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