Welsh Girl's Allotment

Hello World,(a bit ambitious as only my mam knows I am here yet !) This is my blog detailing my quest for an allotment, its cultivation and hopefully bountiful crops. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO LEAVE COMMENTS, EVEN IF IT IS ONLY A HELLO !!!

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Strawberries have gone to sleep for the winter

Puddles, sickly cabbages and onions

More puddles and onions !and sickly cabbages


At 2:28 pm, Blogger RobD said...

Well at least you've been able to be busy with the camera whilst it's so wet ;>) Those of us lucky enough to have nice weather have been concentrating on the digging!

The steps look like the slope of my allotment ;>)

At 2:34 pm, Blogger she who digs said...

I know Wales gets a lot of rain, but to almost get stuck in the mud-gosh! Sounds like you need all the compostable material you can get hold of to improve drainage- commercial waste or not!
I hope your supermarket garlic grows well. Mine has been in a month and is only just showing above the soil!

At 7:43 pm, Blogger AllotmentBoss said...

Thanks for your comment. I've been reading through your blog (it's a good read) and it looks like even though you don't have experience of poo in the rain you're a hardened expert when it comes to mud and steps!

If I've read the history right, this is your first year. If so, good luck with it.

At 8:46 pm, Blogger Nick The Grief said...

You'd be suprised who knows your here 8-)

Glad to se you have the same tenascious spirit as the rugby team Lol!!

All the best & keep up the good work


At 8:53 pm, Blogger Favorite Apron said...

Hello from the US. I'm not familiar with the term allotment - it's a piece of rented ground?

At 9:03 pm, Blogger Welsh Girl's Allotment said...


A picture paints athousand words ... get snapping !

She who digs

I am trying to fill the compost bins up with everybodies veggie scraps so hopefully I'll have some good stuff by spring-ish

Allotment Boss,
Yes, we started in Sept this year and have the lottie looking like this already I am just hoping that with more hard work after the winter sleep she willspring into life ! I am hoping to get my own poo soon (so to speak !) so there may be a merry tale to tell yet !

Nick the Grief

We are made of stern stuff in these her valley's - wait until the six nations then we'll blossom !

Favourite Apron

Wow - I have gone international I have an American reader - three months ago it was just me and my mam !! In answer to your question an allotment is a piece of ground rented usually from the local council allowing people without their own space to grow vegetables. As you can see, if you go back through my posts, you will see that my particular allotment is as good as abandoned, however around Britain I have heard stories of up to 9 year waiting lists for plots so I am one of the lucky ones.

Thank you dear readers for your comments!! Its great to know there are people out there !!!

At 9:39 am, Blogger RobD said...

A thousand words? How come I'm only thinking 'mud'? ;>)))

At 3:52 pm, Blogger Favorite Apron said...

Thanks - We'd call that a community garden here. Such places that I've seen look so nice and well taken care of during the growing season. I hope you have some good wellies!
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