Bright Lights

It didn’t look like a great day for spending on the allotment. However, I had a number of tasks that needed to be ticked off the list so I headed …

Veg Box Scheme

How pretty is this little delivery? Following my thwarted search for local food last weekend, I thought I’d try out a veg box scheme. This little box came from the …

Real Seeds

There was a lovely treat awaiting me when I got home today, which just about made up for the terrifying night-time cycle commute. Two seed packages had been delivered, one …

Local Food – How Hard Can It Be?

I’m feeling inspired by “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” and am considering an attempt at my own local eating experiment. I wouldn’t start it yet of course, the allotment hasn’t really had …

Compost Alley

I had a late night trip to the lotty this week to deliver a load of compost bin HQ that I’d managed to scavenge from my block of flats. It …

Industrial Espionage

The Great North Run travel arrangements put paid to all plans for allotment labouring this weekend but I was able to do a reccy of some East Yorkshire plots and …