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We’re back in buzziness

At last we have a colony of bees again.  Sadly we were not alone in losing our bees to starvation this past winter.  It was such a wet spring and summer last year that the poor bees could not get out enough to forage for food to build up the winter stores. To make a […]

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All planted up

Week 8 – Sunday 19 – Saturday 25 May 2013 I feel a sense of achievement this week.  Generally the allotment is going well.  I have completed all my current maintenance tasks such as hoeing the beds and the paths and providing supports for the légumes.  I have also managed at last to rake and […]

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More soil preparation

Weeks 6 and 7 – Sunday 5 May to Saturday 18 May 2013 It has been a mixed couple of weeks.  I have continued to be frustrated by the condition of the soil in Bed C as many of the root vegetables I plan on planting here need fine soil. Accordingly, early in the first […]

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