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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We had a couple of days out last week and so much of our allotment time was spent clocking up more watering can miles.On one visit we decided that the early brassica bed would benefit from a little weeding. Planting through weed control fabric doesn'...

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Plenty of exercise!

on Jun 11, 2018

Last week I walked 13.8 kilometres, (just over 8.5 miles) when working on the plot and most of that distance was carrying watering cans as we still haven't had any rain. Torrential rain had been threatened in some weather forecasts but it hasn't...

Mainly Flowers

on Jun 9, 2018

For those of you who enjoy watching videos, I'd like to take you for a wander around our plot. On our plot we like to grow a mixture of food crops and ornamentals with some plants touching on both categories. The video mainly focuses on flowers...

We have been really busy on the plot as there were lots of plants waiting to leave home and seek relative independence on the plot. This, however, hasn't been as straightforward this year. It's not that we don't have the space; almost a fifth of out...

May in Pictures

on Jun 6, 2018

My complete May diary with notes and links is here Copyright: Original post from Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments http://glallotments.blogspot.co.uk/ author S Garrett Copyright: Original post from Our Plot at Green Lane Allotments http://glal...

Short and sweet

on Jun 4, 2018

For one reason and another I haven't had much time to write a post ready for Harvest Monday.As we have been gathering very small harvests, I have been combining harvest reports with weekly updates of how things are progressing on our allotment plot.