Buzzy Bottoms Up! 

Happy hump day everyone! I can’t honestly believe how fast the weeks are whizzing by… I’ve not managed to get to the allotment much in the past few weeks but I did pay a visit last week.  Finally, the beautiful globe artichokes have started to flower and I’ve been bee watching… 🙂         Lottie Land…

Review : Grow2eat.com

We all love a bargain and gardening don’t we? 🙂 When the lovely people from Grow2eat.com asked me to have a look at their website and discount directory, I jumped at the chance. Grow2eat.com have a great website.  It’s so easy to navigate.  You can find everything for your gardening needs in the categories listed.…

Book Review : The One-Pot Gourmet Gardener by Cinead McTernan

With our allotment being quite small, I always plan carefully what we grow in our limited space.  It’s surprising what you can grow in such a small area.   I’ve been thinking though… wouldn’t it be great to have some fresh salad leaves for our sandwiches, or strawberries that I can just pop into the garden and…

Let The Chitting Begin

This weekend me and Mr.Bee visited a local potato day 🙂 Who’d have thought there were so many different varieties of spuds?  We were spoilt for choice really!  Armed with a list of the potatoes on offer, we walked around with our box ready to fill up.  There were herbs, vegetable seeds, fruit trees and…

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…