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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Just recently when we have managed to get out into the garden or onto the plot it's been a case of doing some tidying.Partly the tidying has been carried out on three flower beds.In the garden:Task - Tidy two flower bedsTime taken - one afternoonWork...

Regular readers will be aware that we like to grow annual flowers on our plot. Our reasons are threefold, for cut flowers for the house, to provide a nectar bar for insects and lastly, but by no means least, to add colour to the plot and give us some...

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Our sweet pepper harvest is always unimpressive. We harvest a few fruits but they take a long time to ripen. This year we bought some mini peppers from our greengrocer.We've always overlooked them on the past on account that we  presumed th...

Early Flowers

on Feb 8, 2017

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Snap, dig, pull

on Feb 6, 2017

We had a few afternoons working on the plot last week. We had a very productive time in more ways than one.We harvested the usual suspects.The parsnips continue to impress. Two large ones were locked in a tight embrace.Just for a change we took...

I'm afraid that I still haven't got to grips with manual settings on my camera and rarely stray from the automatic setting.Even if I could get my head round which settings to choose there are times when I need to take a photo very quickly and, if I h...