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.



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One thing that writing blog posts about my photography has made me do is to explore options and compare my cameras. In all the time that I have been using my cameras I have stuck to just one picture size and never really considered changing it depend...

Dusk at RSPB Old Moor

on Nov 30, 2016

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It was a pea year

on Nov 29, 2016

Despite some failures I would class 2016 as a good year for peas. We had one complete failure, Delikett - a sugar snap variety didn't produce at all and the other sugar snap - Oregon Sugar Snap - and mangetout - Delikata - varieties sowed at the...

It was a typical visit to the RSPB reserve. The water birds kept their distance. The kingfisher deserted its post just as we arrived.The starlings gathered on the pylon ... ... but the expected murmuration was a mere series of murmurs.Can y...

This year we grew eleven varieties if potatoes. It sounds a lot more potatoes than it is as we only had five seed potatoes of six of the varieties. A local garden centre held their version of a potato day and we had the opportunity to just try a few...

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Having successfully deployed weed control fabric to fruit beds our attention turned to the vegetable beds which in theory should be easier to deal with as they would be empty when the fabric was laid.At this point I should mention that the fabric we...