Grow your own

Tuesday, 17 January 2017  |  Admin
Allotment Newbie

So I am officially middle aged....

The wrong side of forty and fast approaching fifty, grey hair and a waist size catching up with my age I decided it was time to take up a new hobby to try and get a bit fitter and also something I would get benefit from, so I put my name down on the waiting list in our town for an allotment.   With the revival of "Grow Your Own" allotment plots are becoming fashionable again, and was expecting a fairly long wait.  However only a few weeks later I received a call asking if I would like to take up a vacant plot.   I jumped at the chance and arranged to meet the president of the Allotment Association a week later to view the plot and receive a golden key to what I hoped would be a fitter me and an abundance of fresh veg and fruit.

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Tuesday, 17 January 2017  |  Admin
One Potato, Two Potato......

Whether you have a veg plot in your garden or an allotment, potatoes are a fairly easy vegetable to grow. This video from the You Tube channel "Allotment Diary" explains how to grow potatoes in containers.

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