Welcome to the first Allotment Lifestyle Newsletter of 2017. Continue reading
I decided to tackle my cough with a natural remedy using honey and lemon juice…
Here’s my video showing how I make dough for pasta…
For the ingredients… Continue reading
If, like me, you are suffering from mud spattered eggs, the solution to your problem is most likely a roll away system in your nesting boxes.
I’m planning for 2017 and have worked out that my beds should be 0.4 metres wide. I have space for 17 beds if I make the length 4.5 metres.Continue reading
I recently bought a rotovator with the intention of making my life easier when it came to digging fertiliser into my allotment. Since Autumn, I’ve dug the allotment over and tilled by hand with a hoe. My allotment looks great at the moment but I now have some serious aches and pains. Being a 56 year old arthritic (mild but painful), I needed to think of another way to get the job done, hence the rotovator. Continue reading
Covering your plot with a good thick layer of horse manure in winter is a great way to fertilise your allotment, however, unless you have a ready supply on site, you’ll need to arrange delivery or pick the muck up yourself. Continue reading