Rust…and how to deal with it

Rust is a disease that more often affects leeks, but it is associated with all Alliums. This means your garlic, onions, leeks and chives are all at risk. It’s is a fungus that generally shows itself in Mid-Summer/Early Autumn (unless you are at our plot)…

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Good vibes on Good Friday

For the first time in a LONG time, we have time off work. Excited is an understatement. 4 days of doing things together which won’t get interrupted by randomly placed music lessons and emergency call outs to massage injured, aching muscles.  You’d think that we would be relaxing spending quality time together… But, unfortunately for […]

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Sweet Peas and Potting On

Last week turned out to be one of those weeks.  After scheduling hours in at the allotment for most of the week, we didn’t manage to get there once.  Personally, I get really disheartened when this happens.  You start to doubt whether you have enough time to manage.  You see the plots around you slowly developing […]

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