Our Plot at Green Lane allotments

Blog URL:http://glallotments.blogspot.com/
Blog Tags:gardening, allotment, wildlife, nature, vegetable, fruit, England, Yorkshire
Country:United Kingdom
Location:West Yorkshire

Read about the ups and downs of gardening on our allotment plot in West Yorkshire where we have had plots since the 1980's and our garden. As well as being keen gardeners we also enjoy the wildlife that share our gardening spaces with us.



Latest Blog Posts



A peek into the garden

on Aug 16, 2017

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At the beginning of last week I lifted all our onions and shallots. We always struggle to find somewhere to dry them. This year we constructed some makeshift drying tables using wire mesh and boxes which were positioned under our greengage trees. Of...

Plot perennial border

on Aug 11, 2017

This year has been a year for much needed renovation work on the allotment. One such project was the renovation of a large flower bed at one edge of our plot.Regular readers may be able to cast their minds back to the beginning of the year when the b...

Cardoon

on Aug 9, 2017

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Not what I call small

on Aug 7, 2017

The Oullins Gage plums are at the delicious stage and we are picking lots on each plot visit. A couple of punnets have gone to plot neighbours. This year we have only had a couple of unwanted occupants in the form of plum moth larvae. We always cut p...

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Our first lot of brassicas have now been cleared. From this we managed to harvest a few vegetables including a cauliflower that was turning pink. Other than the colour it was fine. The pinkish tinge develops when the head is exposed to light and bein...