Category Archives: Tips

April: top jobs

By | April 1, 2021

“April showers bring May flowers”. After all that hard work, the preparation is complete; seedlings are shooting; plots are ready; days are longer; and the weather is warmer . . . all systems are GO March may well be the transition month from Winter to Spring, but to be sure, there are bound to be… Read More »

March: top jobs

By | March 1, 2021

The weather might look inviting, but winter is far from over. Hard frosts, snow and cold winds are just as likely as mild sunny days this month. Some suggestions below but for more ideas, take a look at the National Allotment Society.

February: top jobs

By | February 4, 2021

The weather can turn at any point so you will be limited as to what you can do on the allotment. Choose your days, and keep digging to improve soil and cover to warm up. For detailed advice try out the National Allotment Society.

December: top jobs

By | January 11, 2021

With Christmas nearly upon us, you may well have other things to occupy your mind. But if you’ve time to spare, there’s still stuff to do on the allotment. For detailed advice try out the National Allotment Society. Plant garlic, rhubarb and new bare-root fruit trees. Prune soft fruit bushes and outdoor grape vines. Dig… Read More »