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



Things are filling up

on Jun 21, 2021

We've had another busy week. It's been a case of, not so much making hay while the sun shines, as filling the plot while the rain holds off. I have to be honest though, the allotment could really do with some 'proper' rain. We've had a couple of ligh...

We made the most of the good weather last week, and spent four afternoons on the allotment, so we managed to get a lot of planting done and seeds that were sown directly are now making an effort.Parsnip germination has, in the end, turned out quite w...

To avoid writing a very long post this week I have decided to recount the week in two separate posts then you can just choose to read whichever is of interest to you.On Monday we paid another visit to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park where they had opened...

Leapfrogging spring

on Jun 7, 2021

Other than the odd spring-like day, we seem to have missed spring altogether and jumped straight out of winter and into summer. The flowers on the allotment are certainly enjoying the sudden upturn in the weather conditions.We made the most of t...

May in pictures

on Jun 2, 2021

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Last week it started to feel more like spring. The trouble is that meteorological spring comes to an end this week, so spring has been late in arriving but I guess it's better late than never. The question is, of course, how long will the better...

Is it really May?

on May 24, 2021

Last week was another week when it was hard to believe that it was May. If you visit Martyn's blog, you will have read that this May has been our wettest since Martyn started keeping records twelve years ago. May has also been the coldest, in fa...