Allotment Gardening

How to Store /Storing Your Onions and Shallots over the Winter

The Winter is on its way and no doubt the vegetable gardeners amongst you have onions and shallots that you would like to store for Winter use. I am going to give you a couple of good ways to successfully store both of these crops and therefore ...

How to install a rain water Butt / Barrel in your Garden

Many gardeners have realized the huge advantage of having a water barrel/butt installed in their garden. An average house roof can produce 24,000 liters of water if the rain that falls on it is channeled into water butts so that it can be used in ...

How to Prepare Your Vegetable Allotment or Garden For Next Spring

So the end of the growing season is approaching and a distinct change in the daily temperatures is becoming noticeable. The runner beans, courgettes, and tomatoes are starting to look a little ‘tired’, and their leaves are beginning to turn yellow ...