One of the few veg I absolutely have to plant each year is the broad beans, with varying success each time but as you can see from the photo's I'm please to say that our broad beans thus far are doing rather well! These were planted into some general compost on the 11th of November and wrapped toasty in the greenhouse, by the look of it I should be potting them on ASAP!!
With the plan to use one of our, now three plots, as a low maintenance 'fruit plot'. I had been waiting for the best time to relocate our rhubarb plants from their current position on our first original plot to this new space dedicated just to fruit. It also gives me a chance to cover [...]
Having spent just a couple of half days ‘up the allotment’ over the past couple of weeks, with a clear list of jobs, we seem to have gotten a lot done!!
Don your wellies and cagoule and get yourself off to the plot. Here's my top ten reasons to love the allotment in the rain!