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



Rich Pickings.

on Jul 16, 2018

Still hot and sunny.  Still no rain and lots more watering. Our first brassica bed is starting to look depleted and will shortly need clearing. Will the watering of the plants mean that the ground will be more diggable. Who knows?At the mom...

On Gardeners' World, the other week, Monty Don sowed some carrot seeds. He scattered some seeds on a patch of earth, raked them in and gave them a quick water. They won't need watering again he told his audience. Martyn watched  a video on YouTu...

First dahlia flowers

on Jul 11, 2018

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://glallotments.blogspot.co.uk/ author by S Garrett...

Just about keeping up

on Jul 9, 2018

Well we are just about keeping up with watering - still not a drop of rain - and harvesting and our harvest boxes are definitely showing more variety as different crops come on stream.There are one or two maintenance jobs need fitting in somewhere bu...

For those of you who like to watch videos, I have filmed a visit to our garden greenhouse. It lasts about 12 minutes. If you would like to watch a video of our allotment plot, Martyn has posted a plot tour hereFor those of you who don't like or...

June in PIcrures

on Jul 4, 2018

 My complete June 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...

It's now becoming difficult to decide where our priorities lie. Still we have had no rain and watering is taking a great deal of our time. This is creating a dilemma, do we spend most of our time watering so that the plants that will provide a later...