Slow Worms

Slow Worms

This is one of the many slow worms who live in our compost bin on the allotment, photographed in July 2019. They enjoy a cosy fugg in there all through the winter, and there always seem to be a good number of babies in the...
Keep calm and carry on digging!

Keep calm and carry on digging!

Having an allotment in these difficult times means we are doubly blessed. Not only do we still have an abundance of winter vegetables to harvest and enjoy, and summer produce to look forward to, but we can get fresh air and exercise whilst obeying the government...
Autumn Show

Autumn Show

Banstead Horticultural Society invited us to enter exhibits in their Autumn Show this year. We were delighted to be able to make a strong contribution to a highly successful event.

Curly Kale

Curly Kale

Kale is very fashionable these days but curly kale crops well, and early, tastes sweeter, and looks...
Early carrot crop

Early carrot crop

Early carrot crop picked today. This is Amsterdam Forcing which can be planted later than Early Nantes and still be ready for harvesting in...
Jan and Julie’s plot

Jan and Julie’s plot

Jan & Julie have given up their first plot. For 13 years it’s been a true labour of love Jan and Julie converted an overgrown mess into the best plot in the allotment. Many congratulations to both of them and long may they continue with their other plot....