Category Archives: Clearing

Lurking among the weeds: comfrey!

Comfrey

During yesterday’s clearing session, we uncovered a few good finds among the weeds. The best of these (better than the frog, the fluorescent yellow spider, and the assortment of spuds) was a healthy-looking comfrey plant.

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Clearing en masse

Another stint of clearing today, but this time, thankfully, there were four of us, so progress was much faster. Within an hour or so, we’d managed to get down to ground level on the bottom section of the plot, and … Continue reading

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Weeding can be addictive

A big pile of weeds...

Today I went down to the plot just to take another look at it. On my first visit, the only way to get through the entrance was to lean over to about a right angle to avoid getting stuck in … Continue reading

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The initial survey 2

Allotment overgrown with weeds

Today I went down to view the plot with the friends who I’ll be sharing it with. Unlike on my impromptu visit with my wife yesterday, this time I took the site map. It turns out that the plot we … Continue reading

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The initial survey

Today I picked up my wife from work (she usually cycles, but had picked up a puncture on the way in this morning). Having told her that we’d finally been offered an allotment, we couldn’t resist dropping by to take … Continue reading

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