Blogs

May blog 2020

Sue's blog May 2020

The threat of frosts has passed and seed sowing can begin in earnest. Sue Bradley looks at a few more ways to start new vegetable beds and puts in a few seeds.

Broad beans

March marks the beginning of spring!

March marks the beginning of the metrological spring and there’s a definite feeling that the garden is awakening after its winter sleep. Sue Bradley ticks off a few more jobs on her wildlife-…

Snowdrops

Memories of Summer - Sue's February blog

February may be a short month, even when it’s a leap year, but there’s plenty to do to prepare the allotment for both a wildlife-friendly and crop-rich year ahead, says Sue Bradley.

Late July harvest

The crops keep coming!

The crops keep coming on Sue Bradley’s wildlife-friendly allotment but she’s got one or two tricks up her sleeve for preserving fruit and vegetable gluts.

Insect hotel

July summer harvest

July is here and the month has begun with a welcome warm spell: perfect weather for Sue to get on with the summer harvest.