Let’s be honest. The winter in the UK so far has been pretty awful. It seems like it has rained for twelve years solid and we feel like we will never see summer again. It’s been way too cold and wet to do anything at the plot and this has bugged me massively. I really […]Read More
There’s a great new group on the rise for young people who have allotments or grow their own. Young allotmenteers & growers.
Born out of a need for connecting with fellow young growers it was started very recently but is gaining some serious traction.Read More
The weather had a small break between snow and torrential rain this weekend and that always makes me want to start planting. The ground is still far too cold and wet to put much in the ground other than peas or broad beans so now is the time to get seeds sown. My house is […]Read More
The first plot offered When we moved back to Wales (to my hometown in fact) from Plymouth, one thing that was hard to come by was a big house with a big garden. You either had big house tiny garden, or big garden small house. The whole village was built by miners for mining […]Read More
So, you can stuff waste plastic in a bottle but can you make a GOOD eco brick? Here’s my foolproof guide to making a great eco brick. A few simple rules to ensure your Ecobrick is useable.Read More
The last of the tomatoes have been picked and the plants placed on the compost heap but how do you get through 1kg of cherry tomatoes before they spoil?? Let me share my sun dried tomato recipe. Sound familiar? Tomato plants can go one of two ways, you either get a useless harvest for a […]Read More
The reason many people fail on their first Eco Brick is due to the weight of the brick. I’m going to tell you why the weight of an Eco Brick is so important. It’s all about strength and load capacity.Read More