Allotment Posts

Here is a list of all of our posts about our allotment. You can also find them summarised on the Menu under Allotment:

  • MYHarvest Report - A while ago, I posted a post that included a reference to MYHarvest. Well the group involved have published their first report and I think it makes interesting reading. You can find it here. They’ve taken some figures from us … Continue reading
  • When is it going to get warm? - I spent most of this morning transplanting my tomatoes from their seed pots up into individual pots. They need it to allow them to grow on faster but, I wondered when it was going to get warm. Those of you … Continue reading
  • Pruning Autumn Fruited Raspberries - Yesterday I went to the allotment to prune my Autumn Fruiting Raspberries. Raspberries are possibly one of the few reasons why I want to keep my allotment. This year we picked a total of 17kgs of fruit, about half of … Continue reading
  • Tomato Heinz-9129 - Medium sized, red, open pollinated tomato on determinate plants. Description Heinz-9129 is a standard sized red tomato with a true tomato taste. It grown on a strong, leafy, determinate (bush) plant and we grew it in 2012. It was successful … Continue reading
  • 31st October 2017 – End of the Season - Its that time of year when I begin to wonder whether the allotment is worth it. There’s no crops to pick (other than the occasional raspberry) and walking two miles each way to spend an hour or two digging the … Continue reading