Allotment gardens

Allotment pond

The allotments that I have are rented to us as ‘allotment gardens’ and that’s exactly how I treat mine, as a garden, just one that’s mostly vegetables. If you don’t have a garden or green space at home then this is an ideal way to get yourself one. Allotments are traditionally for growing food, this […]

The Echiums that were

Dying Echium 'Snow Tower'

Be prepared I was always told, the boy scouts motto. I’ve tried in many cases and been a good parent to my plants but with limited space sometimes you take a chance. I have a couple of Echium ‘Snow Tower’ that I picked up from the excellent Frenchay Hardy PlantsĀ last year and that had grown […]