Category Archives: Home grown

Low maintenance allotment tips

It took me six years to get an allotment (waiting lists top 150 000 nationally) and six back-breaking, knee-buckling days to clear it. It had been abandoned for some time (its owner had died) and was completely overgrown. There was rubble, beer cans and a dilapidated greenhouse. But I was determined to become an urban farmer. My sister, and fellow … Continue reading

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