Well today was the day the garlic was going in. Notice the past tense.
I dropped the children off at school and came home all eager. Continue reading
Today is the day we plant our first seeds/bulbs – onions, beans and peas. We have scoured the catalogues looking for anything we can plant at this time of the year without a greenhouse.
So some of the allotments have chickens. Elisha is determined that this is the direction our allotment should go. She has been having daily chats with the neighbours chickens and has fed them with chocolate biscuit crumbs and a snail.
We like the idea of chickens in principal but have been told they are a daily commitment and hard work. Not something in our already busy lives we want to sign up for.
As we first unlocked the gate we were welcomed to a plot of mud, weeds…
and a derelict greenhouse.
Would our allotment ever look like it’s neighbours?