Happy Birthday Pie

Happy Birthday Head Gardner – have an allotment filled pie.

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Gooseberries, rhubarb and raspberries.

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Save some for us please!

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Busy bees

Blogging (and the allotment) is a bit like buses! Today this is my third blog when sometimes we can go for weeks.

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Jamin’

So I thought jam was hard to make but we have found it fun and fairly easy….saying that the proof is in the pudding. We have 13 differing size jars from 2kg of fruit and 1.7kg more to jam but not enough jars with seal buttons left.
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Harvesting

Busy day at the allotment. After doing some reading around we decided to pick the gooseberries. We are going to make jam so they seemed perfect for that. Head gardener decided to tackle some weeding and both allotment kids came along. Even reluctant digger joined in – filling water bottles and weeding.
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