We arrived on Tuesday to find the allotment had been transformed into a winter wonderland! The snow was ankle deep over the entire allotment, the pond frozen and plants blanketed or just peeping through the surface. As the firepit was inaccessible for tea making we decided to close up for the day. The paths were great for sledging, but a nightmare under foot or wheelbarrow. Unfortunately, others had made it to the allotment before us – there were car tracks… Read More »Snow and a Stolen Stove
‘My son Ruben in the wattle and daub round-house, which is still awaiting a proper roof, but the Co-op have just given us 870 to build a turf sofa and put in herb garden around it.
Early January. Freezing day at the garden. The water pipes are frozen and we couldn’t get a fork into the ground. We need these heavy frosts to kill the slugs and bugs.