Friday, 12 April 2019

My wildlife allotment in March 2019

Spring has arrived on the allotment. After coming back from a week's holiday to Gran Canaria in the second half of March I was surprised to find the allotment so much greener and with flowers opening everywhere. Many of the perennials are coming back to life now and often the first thing I do when visiting the allotment is to walk around all three plots to look for new signs of life. It feels a bit like greeting old friends after you have not seen them for a while. I am also very much looking forward to seeing all the new plants starting into growth as I have grown most of them from seed and only planted them out in autumn and winter last year...

Read more in my Hardy Plant Society blog post

2 comments:

  1. Hi Nadine. I've just seen your allotment on Gardeners World and thought it was wonderful. I have a half allotment and will try to take some of your ideas to use on my allotment. Thank you for the inspiration and very best wishes

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  2. Thank you very much, glad you liked it :-) Great you want to take some ideas to your own plot. I hope it will work well and you get lots of interesting wildlife too. On our allotment site the old men who are mainly old-school with rows of cabbages and pesticide sprayers are slowly disappearing now and younger more open and environmentally interested people are coming in which is I think a good thing, also for our wildlife.
    Best wishes, Nadine

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