Cheap seeds offer

I’ve just been alerted to this fab T&M seed offer 10 packs for a fiver – huge range and veg and flowers! 

Oldham Allotments – empty plots

It’s not so many years back that we had full waiting lists in Oldham but something has changed and there are now a few sites with empty plots. There’s a map I’ve done of the allotments in Oldham. All the council ones are now self-managed and listed,but some private ones exist too. There are a…

My top five compost hints …

Thinking about composting – I know most people won’t be adding very much to their compost heaps other than maybe kitchen waste at this time of year, but it is a good time to start thinking about it! Top 5 hints Use everything you’ve got. With compost a big heap is better!  If that means…

Arson at allotments

Fires at allotment in Haycliffe Lane, Bradford, believed to have been started deliberately    

Leeks

Some leeks need harvesting so this week we will be having leek and potato soup.

Daubenton kale

I got some seeds of daubenton kale from a seed swap. It says somewhere on the internet that it doesn’t make seeds, so I was a bit sceptical of what it was. However it does appear to be a long living kale. A couple of branches did flower last year and rather than cut them…