Category Archives: allotment journal

A Day for Dianthus

Saturday 7 July.  Scorching.  Over 30 degrees in London.  High 20s in the shade.   Whewf! There’s a few puffy white clouds in the sky, story-book styled, but for the most it’s relentless, pounding, pure shining sun.  So up to … Continue reading

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Oh my! The catch-up….

Wow.  It’s 25 June.  Can it really be that the last time I updated the allotment diary was 6 June?  Goodness time does fly. So, tons have changed.  Given that time-lag recall is not my forte, let’s just recap what’s what … Continue reading

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Clearing Day

Five hours later, and we exposed the edges and could survey the full scope of the plot.  It’s bigger than we thought.  Room at the back for a pallet patio, or even a shed.  I got so hot cutting out … Continue reading

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Out of the blue, a dream come true

Last week I had a call out of the blue.  Are you so-and-so?  Do you still live in on Sesame Street?  It was the coordinator from the allotment cooperative I’d signed up to join over 10 years ago.  We chatted … Continue reading

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