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,.

This year, I’ve been working hard to grow more crops than ever before and despite the storms and the late start, I now have dozens of amazing plants and plenty of types of food growing on the plot. So, here’s what’s growing in May/June 2018.

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 2018, these are the crops I have growing in the polytunnel: Tomatoes I have a bit of […]

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 – Is without a doubt my Rhubarb. I genuinely believe that rhubarb […]

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. Sometimes I can be found rolling around the herb garden, seductively running my fingers through the plants while singing Pony by Ginuwine. I currently have […]

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 on my plot in May/June 2018. Potatoes An allotment just isn’t an allotment without growing spuds, and last year I grew none and regretted it all year. I only have a few […]