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



Planting - ornamentals

on Sep 23, 2016

This year instead of starting my biennial flowers - wallflowers, sweet Williams and sweet rocket in modules and transplanting I decided to go for direct sowing. This worked well for the wallflowers and sweet rocket but in the case of the sweet Willia...

Minibeasts

on Sep 21, 2016

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Apples and pears.

on Sep 19, 2016

13 SeptemberThere is less variety in our harvests this week, partly due to the fact that there is now a gradual phasing from harvesting crops completely for storing and harvesting for more or less immediate use.Our harvest highlight has to be the app...

Planting - edibles

on Sep 16, 2016

On 22 June we planted out some winter brassicas. The plants all looked fine when they went in but after a while it became apparent that all was not well. The plants were only making slow progress. We were not doing very well with brassicas with earli...

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Blighted.

on Sep 12, 2016

Last week our harvest consisted of crops that we either wanted to use straight away or things that just wouldn't hold on until later.We picked the first ripe cob from the sweetcorn.5 SeptemberWe also picked the first and last plums from our Marjorie'...

A few weeks ago, Martyn spotted a promotion for a bird of prey display that was to take place in a park fairly near to us. What was more the advert stated that there would be the opportunity to handle some of the birds.We are always up for this sort...