Job to dig into now…December

It’s said we spend some £30 million on Brussels sprouts each Christmas, so now’s the time for kitchen gardeners to sit back and smugly celebrate the deliciously (money saving) rewards of a year’s hard work

Jobs to dig into now…November

While we might be bunkering down to protect our plots from the first frosts – November can also be one of the most productive months in the vegetable grower’s calendar with plenty to pick and pickle

How my allotment helped my mental health

The gate to my allotment plot is just a short walk from the doctor’s surgery. Five years ago, after weekly counselling sessions for post-natal depression, I would unlock that gate and set aside an hour to hoe. Looking back, it was here that the real therapy began.