Well, we don’t. We can grow a wonderful variety of over-wintering crops Continue reading Why do we need Iceberg lettuce from the USA?
The Gardeners Friend -A Leopard Slug has been found Continue reading The Gardeners Friend: the Leopard Slug
Lemon Drizzle Courgette Cake
200g grated courgette
125g butter, melted Continue reading Lemon Drizzle Courgette Cake
“Compost Awareness Week” on Sunday 8th May
Held on Martyn’s Constable’s Allotment, where he plans to plant legumes Continue reading Compost Awareness Week & Maye Bruce
By: Lesley Greene
Campaign for hedgehogs!
Slugs are a real pest on the allotments but the allotment field has wonderful birds and we have hedgehogs snuffling around in the allotment hedges. Not only do Hedgehogs eat slugs but , like many previously common wildlife, their numbers are declining fast.
Slug pellets are poisonous, Continue reading When did you last see a hedgehog?
Taking up your lawn? Making a new bed out of grass? TURF makes excellent compost, really beautiful results, but has to be done in a certain way. Now is the time to do it for the spring. ‘Sod’ layering, like lasagna composting Continue reading ‘Sod’ layering to compost
The ladies working hard, collecting this year’s apple harvest! Continue reading Community Orchard Apple Harvest
The BBC have done it again, taking a great British institution and giving it a bit of star dust! Continue reading Big Allotment vs British Bake-off