We are not particularly big fans of either method of dig or no dig and are pretty open minded to both still, continuing to experiment as we go along, this gives us somewhat of a patchwork plot, some covered with a layer of organic matter for the winter, some parts covered with plastic and membrane and others simply winter dug over. I quite like the variety.
I was lucky enough this week to be given some lovely healthy little celery seedlings. It's such a lovely community at the allotment, everyone swapping and eager to share their 'babies'!
It's been a busy time of things here! This spring is the first that I've actually been able to get some seeds started ready for the allotment and we're all finding it very exciting! Our first spring on the plot was a little less organised, not for lack of hard work, but we just didn't [...]
I thought it would be a great idea to ask Father Christmas to bring my little man a one of these fantastic sets to create his very own worm habitat! It's all very good telling the kids what a great invaluable job all of the worms in the soil but nothing quite gets the message [...]