Ho Ho No!

Back in August, me and Mr.B were pottering around our local garden centre and spotted CHRISTMAS POTATOES (charlottes) 😀 Very exciting moment, we’ve never had a go at growing them, so we thought this year we can add potatoes to our christmas dinner plate! After having such great weather in September and most of October,…

The Changing Seasons

I love autumn, it’s a really beautiful time of the year.  Lots of bold warm colours, the pavement scattered with nature’s confetti.  My favourite seasons are autumn and winter.  With the clocks changing and the darker nights drawing in fast, all cosy and warm indoors, I’ve been thinking back to how the allotment changes throughout…

Sunflower Surgery

Me and Jassy got absolutely soaking wet through on our walk before.  We thought we’d planned it perfectly… have a run on the field, then take a nice picturesque walk back though the allotment… the timing was all wrong! 😀 We found the weather has battered our sunflowers.  Blustery autumn winds and harsh downpours of…

The Bugs of ‘Bug Lane’

I’m really chuffed about how well my cheap packet of wildflower seeds did this year.  I wasn’t very hopeful that they would do anything, how wrong I was! 🙂 The wild flowers have brought a big boost of life on our plot. It’s been great being on bug watch, I spy… ladybirds, bumble bees, honey…

Sunny Sunflowers

The first sunflower of the season popped open today 🙂 Ours seem to have opened very late this year! We’ve still got quite a few on the plot ready to open.  A lot of other people’s sunflowers are already in full bloom! Fingers crossed they grace us with their presence very soon 🙂 Here’s what…