The top random number of somethings to something in the garden at sometime

So, I've noticed a little trend among garden blogs, in garden magazines and publications and I'm sure it's very helpful and informative: The list. You know the list. The top five jobs for the garden in July. The top 9 herbs to grow on your windowsill The top seven things to plant in February Etc: … Continue reading The top random number of somethings to something in the garden at sometime

Planuary

Happy New Year fellow growers! I've been slightly off the blogging radar for the past few weeks, mostly due the a little event that takes place around the end of December every year. I have a busy retail management job so Christmas is pretty much a black hole for me in terms of social life, … Continue reading Planuary

Garden Time

May hovers over the city on wings of promise; that the summer sun will awaken the garden and warm rain showers will wash away the long cold drought of the past month. It seems that in a matter of days, Dublin has been painted with the colours of late spring. While last week, I was … Continue reading Garden Time

El Crapo!

The arrival of April is an exciting prospect for the vegetable gardener. The clock has moved one hour forward, the seemingly endless winter nights are truncated and the daylight hours stretch out their arms into a summer embrace. We uproot ourselves from the Netflix binges and shed our winter coats, we plant our feet firmly … Continue reading El Crapo!

Decked Out

Hello all. I know it has been quite a while since I updated the blog, apologies, it's been a very busy couple of months in the garden. Mostly, I've been growing food instead of writing about growing food. I spend a lot of time writing here about my plot but nowhere near as much time … Continue reading Decked Out

Birthdays

This week was a big week for me, not only was it my birthday (I'm crazy old now guys), it was also the birthday of my allotment on the same day. I've come a long way in three years, I've had some highs, many lows, blight, mildew, bumblebees and butterflies. I've had successful crops, disastrous … Continue reading Birthdays