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



Water gardening

on Jul 21, 2017

Several years ago (according to my photo library it was in 2008!) we noticed this plant growing in our pond.We were almost sure that it was watercress that had somehow arrived unannounced and been growing quietly unnoticed. The niggling little doubt...

One swallow

on Jul 19, 2017

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Last week there was another first in our harvest box.Our first cauliflower from the collection of early brassicas bought from D T Brown. It's the first time we have bought plants from this company and the first time that we have grown this variety of...

Change of plan

on Jul 15, 2017

About seven years ago, I planted some lavender plants that had been raised from cuttings to create a hedge around two of our fruit beds.Over the years they grew to make large plants which were trimmed back each year after flowering. As the plants gre...

Petals and wings

on Jul 12, 2017

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Again this week we are being kept busy picking berries. Despite the lack of rain it has been a very good berry season with the exception of most varieties of strawberries.  Most have been disappointing. The exception is the late fruiting Malwina...

Plot flowers

on Jul 5, 2017

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