New beginnings

Welcome to my new London Plot website. My son designed and uploaded it and created the logo – what do you think? I’m running the wordpress.com and wordpress.org sites together for a bit, but you should be directed to this site now – let me know if...
Food from the plot

Food from the plot

I took on an allotment because I enjoyed the process of growing; the hard labour of digging (although I’m over that now) through to the creative planning of what to grow, when and where.  It is a process that has been mostly successful, the seeds become plants...
Compost workout

Compost workout

Compost has been a popular topic for blog posts this month – who knew I’d ever type that statement! Anyhow, now that I’m a compostista – being a fashionista is so last year! I thought I’d share the annual turning, sieving and mulching...
The parsnip experiment

The parsnip experiment

Hands up who struggles to get decent parsnip germination, even with super fresh seeds – yep me too. In my final year at Park Road, I left a parsnip in the ground and it threw out pretty yellow umbil flowerheads, so I left it to do it thing.  The next thing was...