The 2007 gardening year

16Th December. Well today we picked a few lettuce, a celery, a few leeks, some calabrese, spring onions and beetroot. Yesterday it was a few peppers and a good handful of Iranian Red Chilies. Next time there’ll be winter cabbage and red sprouts and there are still some potatoes Pink Fir Apples. Yesterday the jobs were tidy up, weed and compost two of the long beds; clear the […]

2006, getting ready for 2007

The view in December:- we have permission for next greenhouse, but have not yet ordered it. This will be used for raising seedlings and then for some of the tomatoes and groundcherries – moved summer raspberries out of the shade – the over-wintering onions, garlics and shallots all doing well as are the sage and the rosemary […]

2005, What’s this allotmenting all about then

So looking back over the last nine months, how has my attitude to changed, mellowed, matured, ripened, developed? At first I was appalled at the amount of digging that would be needed to get it under control and then to keep it under control. But as it was early August 2005 the first job was to clear an area and get […]