Category Archive: Gardening

And all the green things grew

It’s been a while since I updated on our allotment progress. It’s been both wet and warm lately, which seems to have rather favoured the potatoes. We’ve been eating fresh strawberries when we… Continue reading

Storm Ciara and the willow hurdles

Windy work on the allotment It’s a wet and windy Sunday in Cardiff today. But that doesn’t mean there were no allotmemt chores. We’ve tidied the edge of our plot and put down… Continue reading

More allotmenting

Progress is slow because the weather has been grim, Jim and I have been infected with just about every disease Henry can bring back from nursery and it is winter. However, we are… Continue reading

Quick allotment update

Lots of positive progress – though still a long way to go. We’ve put up some raised beds and planted garlic and shallots in one, daffodils and narcissus bulbs in another. View this… Continue reading

The allotment

Those who have visited us in Penylan will note that we have a very lovely, but very modest garden. Said garden has now been substantially taken over with dog and baby play things.… Continue reading