Fiona’s Crops

Every year, I concentrate on different crops, and I always attempt to grow different plants every year, this way, I never get bored and always have one standout crop each year, in 2017, it was my sweetcorn, it as just amazing.

Polytunnel

My polytunnel is 6ft by 15ft, it’s not a huge space but it’s more than enough for me to grow some crops that I would otherwise be unable to cultivate due to our temperate climate. Thus far in 2017, these are the crops I have growing in the polytunnel: Tomatoes (I have quite a few […]

Fruit

Fruit takes longer than veggies to establish and often, a gardener will wait years before harvesting any fruit from their plants. I only grow a few types of fruit on the plot but the most success I’ve had with any crop ,fruit or veg, every year is without a doubt my Rhubarb. This year, I’m hoping to […]

Flowers, Herbs & Perennials

My much loved herb garden is my favourite part of the allotment. Situated right outside my shed, it’s the first thing you smell when you walk on to the plot. A sensory treat, I currently have Lavender, Sage, Rosemary, Lemon Thyme, Chocolate Mint, Peppermint, Lemon Balm, Camomile, Bay, Chives, Fennel, Echinacea and Russian Sage   […]

Vegetables

Due to the seasonality of growing vegetables, the veggies on my plot vary from month to month but these are the veggies currently growing in my raised beds in January 2018 Curly Kale, Italian Kale (I’ve a bit of a kale obsession), onions, garlic and purple sprouting broccoli. I’m just about to get planting for the […]