What’s in your compost?

It’s been a good while since I have written a blog post.  3 years to be exact… where has that time gone?!  Maybe I’ve just been waiting to write about something worthwhile.  Maybe, I’ve just been distracted by all the pretty pictures on Instagram.  Either way, I’ve written something new and it’s surprising how productive […]

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No Waste Vegan Green Pesto

We’ve been busy at the allotment and generally in life.  Hence, the minimal blog posts lately. Since we started growing our own food and looking after the plot, it has become more and more apparent that we want to edge towards a no waste lifestyle.  With this in mind, we have started to try and […]

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A Tale of Eaten Brassica

We had a wonderful day getting the first sowing of brassica into open ground a few weeks ago. They had been burning a hole in their pots, getting bigger and bigger. But the ground hadn’t been fully prepared.  Once the soil was dug over, they were put into position and they looked pretty awesome and […]

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A Little Plot Update

Today we made an unscheduled check on the plot to see how things were going. Also, it was a chance to remind ourselves of what the allotment looked liked. Once again, it has felt like ages since we have been able to spend any time there. Apart from a little bit of direct sowing of carrots, beetroot and radishes, everything else has been left to do it’s thing for a little bit whilst we catch up with work based joys.

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Bank Holiday Progress

A bit of a belated post really. Bank holiday weekend seems like a distant memory. In delaying the update, I think I was hoping I could hold onto that bank holiday feeling for a just a little bit longer. But, it’s Friday again now which means the weekend is very nearly here so I don’t need the bank holiday feeling to get me by anymore.

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