Monthly Archives: November 2010

Hedge Control

The Hedge - Before

For several weeks, I’ve been meaning to have a go at trimming the hedge around our plot. Talk of snow for a week starting from tomorrow and patches of blue sky today were enough to spur me into action this … Continue reading

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Prepare the way; make straight paths

Marking out the path

When we first got the allotment, we drew up a rough plan for what we’d do with it. Led astray by enthusiasm, we came up with a complex pattern of mini-raised beds and a maze of paths to navigate them … Continue reading

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With a little help from our friends

Friends are great, especially when they all come down the allotment to get stuck in and bring weed suppressing carpet. This weekend we were still on the painstaking weed-clearance-type-jobs, but it’s so much more fun when there’s more of you.

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