Category Archives: Self-sufficient

Moving The Compost Bins

I’ve been meaning to get this project done for a while now. The “new” bin is much bigger than old ones, and will be a good addition to the plot.

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Allotment Video Update 8th April 2017

It’s been a few weeks since I managed to do an allotment video, and now there might just be two in one week. The plot is picking up as the warmer weather arrives, so I’ve been sowing a few seeds … Continue reading

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First Quarter Review 2017

Each year for the past few years I’ve been doing a year end review; last year I split that across the year, doing one at the end of each quarter. This year I’m going to try and do the same … Continue reading

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Planting Out Spring Broccoli

This is a quick “How I” video:

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Allotment Update 19th March 2017

Allotment update recorded last weekend.

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Potting On Tomato Seedlings

I spent a little time yesterday afternoon potting on my tomato seedlings. They’ve reached the point where they now have a good set of “true leaves” and are ready to be moved on. [A quick aside. “True” leaves are the … Continue reading

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First Overwintering Broccoli From the Allotment

It’s a variety called “marathon”, that I sowed back in the autumn, and is now ready to be harvested. I also cut some cavalo nero (black kale), so we should be eating well tonight! As this broccoli matures it should … Continue reading

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