So, I'm rather new to veggie growing, and gardening in general, having taken over an allotment last August. Not really thinking things through, I sowed some seeds directly into the ground in my…Continue
Natasha has not received any gifts yet
So after scratching my head, and pondering the advice everyone gave me on the photos I posted, I had a jolly good clear out in the greenhouse after work today, and pulled up everything in the 'I think it's a weed' category. Once all the giants had gone, I had a few (pleasant) surprises... here's what I found:
Of course, there's a long while to go before I'll have any harvest ready to bring home from the allotment. But when it comes, I'll be ready.
I've had this little project in mind for a month or two now - a vegetable transportation box for the back of my bike. Nothing fancy, but its equipped with a couple runners on the bottom to hold it in place. Now I just need to give it a coat of varnish to protect it against the elements, and maybe fashion a lid to stop the veggies jumping out…Continue
or "what happens when Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail pay a visit".
I've been an allotment holder since August this year... not the best time to start anything, although in retrospect I could perhaps have done a little more.
Unlike the UK, the allotments in The Netherlands tend to be used for a wider variety of purposes. In an area where land is at a premium, and many people don't have gardens, quite a few people just have an allotment so they…Continue