Monthly Archives: October 2014

Allotment Journal: Weekly update

The past week or so has been spent getting the plots ready for the winter. There’s been a lot of weeding, strimming, clearing and compost turning. It’s all a bit messy but it’s been rather rewarding. I’ve also been gathering seeds, runner beans,

Posted in Allotment Journal, Green manure, Leeks, Rhubarb

Weekly Journal: Weekly update

The unseasonably gloriously warm sunny weather sadly came to an end this week, and there has been a dramatic change in the weather pattern. Temperatures plummeted, literally overnight, falling from the mid 20’s down to a chilly 16 degrees celsius. Rain has also

Posted in Allotment Journal, Parsnips

Phacelia Tanacetifolia – A.k.a. Green manure

    As crops are harvested into late summer, early Autumn we are generally left with a number of empty vegetable beds over the winter months. It’s really important not to leave soil exposed as this can lead to soil erosion and

Posted in Green manure
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