An allotment journey

Stepping back a year and a half ago, my name finally appeared at the top of the waiting list and I was given a patch at the Wrecclesham allotment site.  Before this my gardening skills had comprised of growing a few spuds in tubs, a rhubarb plant and a few strawberry plants in my back garden.  November 2011 and the patch looked like this:

Allotment 001

I have spent the last year and a half, making mistakes, learning, lots of hard graft, doing one bit at a time.  it now looks like this:


For those of you with a facebook page, you can find a record of progress so far here: I hope to keep a blog of what I am doing and receive and share any advice from all you experts out there.

Here is the link to the blog on this site