When I arrived at the plot today I noticed there was a little dip in the woodchip path near our gate. From certain angles, and if you squinted hard enough, you could picture a rabbit having made such a dent. But not on our plot because we've bunny proofed it. I didn't spend too much … Continue reading Outfoxed, or Should that be Out-Bunnied?
Allotment groups on Facebook this morning were full of photos of frost damaged plants with comments like '...and this was inside my greenhouse under three layers of cardboard and some garden fleece.' This made me nervous about what we'd find when we visited our plot. I tried to reason with myself that all the frost … Continue reading Fire, Frost, Angry Bees and Other News from the Plot
It's been a busy week on the plot. Rob assembled the new greenhouse and I patched the fences where the bunnies snuck in. I helped Rob with greenhouse assembly where I could by propping things up and/or being too short to hold the roof frame at the required height. I mainly just got in the … Continue reading A Tale of Two Greenhouses and Other News from the Plot
It's amazing how many people give you things they're getting rid of when they hear you have an allotment. Since my last update we've acquired a haul of items, some as gifts and some in exchange for good deeds. L gave us some onions and potatoes in return for sharing the Jerusalem artichokes, and we've … Continue reading Freebies and Other News from the Plot