Well, we’ve got to the end of October, the clocks have gone back and fireworks are beginning to sound in advance of Guy Fawkes Night. I tend to think about now as the end of the productive year and start to think about what should be done for next year. Its been a funny old…… Continue reading End of October 2019 – Review
The other day I was reading an online article (at theconversation.com) (it was raining) which finished with “people who grow their own waste less” and we should therefore replace the “farm to plate” production line with “garden to plate”. As I had just thrown out some lettuces that had gone over, I had a debate…… Continue reading How much food do you waste?
A while ago, I posted a post that included a reference to MYHarvest. Well the group involved have published their first report and I think it makes interesting reading. You can find it here. They’ve taken some figures from us food gardeners (allotments and backgarden) to show what quantity of food we produce and it…… Continue reading MYHarvest Report
Its that time of year when I begin to wonder whether the allotment is worth it. There’s no crops to pick (other than the occasional raspberry) and walking two miles each way to spend an hour or two digging the beds and preparing for next year somehow seems hard work. In addition, this coming Saturday…… Continue reading 31st October 2017 – End of the Season