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



Golden harvest

on Jun 26, 2017

Last week we managed a special harvest when we picked our apricots fresh from the tree in the garden greenhouse. The fruit was warm from the sun and delicious.The apricot only had a few flowers on one branch but they all produced a fruit. Last year t...

The winner of the random draw is Alcea Rosea. Congratulations Alcea.Could you please email your address to me so that I can forward this to the publisher so that they can arrange delivery.If the winner doesn't contact me by 10 July I will re-run the...

Don't miss the cut off for entry into the draw and a chance to winMy review of the book is here. Just indicate your wish to be included in the draw in the comments attached to that post.Last entries need to be placed by midnight, tomorrow Saturday 24...

June allotment plot

on Jun 21, 2017

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Ready Steady Berry

on Jun 19, 2017

13 June Last week our harvests were dominated by calabrese and strawberries. The main centre heads of the calabrese had grown very large and we were pleased to see that having removed the centre heads of earlier plants there were now some sidesh...

This month I was sent a copy of Square Foot Gardening - Growing Perfect Vegetables to review.I must admit I feel that the title is deceptive as the book isn't really about growing vegetables, its focus is on when to harvest your crops. Neither does t...

Aphid hunter

on Jun 14, 2017

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