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Rusty the Allotment Cat

Raised Beds Raising

Today I explored the possibility of dismantling the raised beds ahead of the move later in the year. I removed the compost and used this to top up the other beds. Once empty and with the use of the spade the bed rose quite …

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Overcast but enjoyable

This is my fruit garden. OK, it’s a pile of rubbish and has been for the past year. It was once the home of my first pond for a good few years but on relocating that to the opposite side on the plot, I …

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Rusty the Allotment Cat

WHERE DOES RUSTY LIVE? Rusty lives in one of the houses surrounding the allotments. HOW-OLD-IS-RUSTY? I don’t know. He arrived on the allotments as a kitten around 2012. DO YOU HAVE A PICTURE OF RUSTY AS A KITTEN? This is the earliest video that …

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Tomatoes, Cornflowers, Potatoes, Cauliflowers

This week Vivi came to give me a hand to help clean the new flower and fruit garden. Jobs include transplanting tomatoes and cauliflowers, sowing cornflowers, earthing-up the greenhouse potatoes in containers; plus Vivi is erecting her climbing bean sticks and her broad beans …

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#232: Seedling Update

This week it has been frost in my garden, for a few days, this is good as it will help combat the pests and diseases. Plus, an update on my seedlings.

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#231: New Pots & Growing Tea

Quick update from the plot and showing my new pots I’ve bought and plans to grow my own tea! The terracotta pots came from http://amzn.to/2iUlhcI My tea supplier https://tregothnan.co.uk/plants-trees/tea-bushes/three-tea-bushes.php

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