Tips and Advice

Jobs for May

“May and June.  Soft syllables, gentle names for the two best months in the garden year: cool, misty mornings gently burned away with a warming spring sun, followed by breezy afternoons and chilly nights.  The discussion of philosophy is over; it’s time for work to begin.” –  Peter Loewer Continue with successional sowing of most vegetables and …

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March: What Vegetables to grow

A woman on an allotment screen shot of a video about what veg to grow in march

March is here, Tips and advice on planting and growing vegetables getting a head start for the coming year on your allotment in late winter early spring.

Making Jams and Marmalades

  Jams are made from crushed or ground fruit and usually have a thick consistency due to high pectin content. Marmalade is a jelly with pieces of fruit suspended in it. Citrus peel and juice are frequently the basis of marmalade. Preserves contain whole fruit or small pieces of fruit in a thick sugar syrup. Ingredients and their roles Fruit gives the product its …

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