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



Let there be light

on Jan 21, 2017

For a week or so now, I have wanted to tidy what we think of as the early spring bed under the magnolia tree.The bed is home to our hellebores and snowdrops and as it is just outside of the windows at the side of the house it provides us with a cheer...

Promising

on Jan 18, 2017

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Replenishing stocks

on Jan 16, 2017

When we visited the plot last week we only harvested a few things to top up our stock of vegetables.Whenever possible and weather permitting we try combining our harvesting with a little work. Last week the little work was for me more tidying of...

We started 2016 with a long row of summer raspberries comprising of two varieties - Glen Ample and Tulameen. We were off to a promising start as all the canes produced new green shoots. The earlier fruiting, Glen Ample were producing flower buds and...

What's in a name?

on Jan 11, 2017

My blog was named back in 2006 when the aim and focus was completely different. Back then it was a communal blog just to inform plot holders. So it was just called 'Green Lane Allotments'.When I decided that I wanted to make the blog more personal I...

Purple heather

on Jan 11, 2017

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Land of the giants

on Jan 9, 2017

We managed a toe freezing visit to the plot last week to harvest a few things and do a little work on the plot.We had run out of fresh vegetables and as it wasn't raining or blowing a gale, we would have considered it a poor showing if we hadn't done...