The Beast from the East

Some photos from the recent snow storm which hit the UK in March 2018


The Beast from the East

Some photos from the recent snow storm which hit the UK in March 2018

Digging and manure

On Sunday morning the allotment received a delivery of manure so it was all hands to get it shared out and moved. Several wheelbarrows full later, and there was a decent amount of manure by the side of our plot, ready to go. Thankfully the ground seems to be slightly less sodden and I managed... Continue Reading →

Winter updates

So it's been a while since I posted - Christmas and New Year celebrations out of the way, it's time to do a catch up! Over the last few weeks, it has been very busy at work as well as very wet and/or snowy. So visits to the allotment have been brief to avoid being... Continue Reading →

Community Garden Update!

Things have been winding down in the usual manner at the allotment in the last few weeks. However, the community garden has been going flat out! Here are some photos of the work in progress!

Feathers, feathers everywhere! 

Another manic week at work (with an even busier one next week!) I dashed down to check on the chickens this morning. I was shouted at and roundly abused for not being quick enough to feed them. So nothing unusual!  The community garden continues to be worked on - we now have 10 gold fish,... Continue Reading →

Community Garden Progress

This week has been Geoff, Mick and a few of the usual crowd have been incredibly busy sorting out the new pond. Here are some photos of the process! The pond liner is due to arrive on Monday and the guys plan to have it filled by the afternoon. It's over 2ft deep to accommodate... Continue Reading →

Autumn Bee Inspection

Last Sunday was the final bee check of the summer. I am not sure what we are going to do on a Sunday afternoon now! We removed the feeder now after two weeks. The feeder fills a super and is designed to allow the bees access to the sugar water without drowning (which they are... Continue Reading →

Winding down for winter

It's been a manic few weeks at my new job and visits to the allotment have mainly consisted of running down to feed the chickens, clean them out and not much else. Today I went down to do a partial clean out of the coop and to turn over the soil in the coop. It's... Continue Reading →

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