Category: Pictures

  • Planting Potatoes in the Polytunnel ready for Christmas!

    Planting Potatoes in the Polytunnel ready for Christmas!

    Originally posted 2010-07-23 16:24:51.
  • Meet our little Organic Pest Controllers

    Meet our little Organic Pest Controllers

    Our Polytunnel neighbours children came to help out on the allotment the other day. Hmmm, Is that a caterpillar I see? Given half the chance, Ben would have been more than happy to pop it in his mouth 🙂...
  • How hot is it inside your Polytunnel today?

    How hot is it inside your Polytunnel today?

    My Polytunnel is 36 degrees with the doors open! Originally posted 2010-07-02 14:23:32.
  • Those Lazy Dayz of Summer!

    Those Lazy Dayz of Summer!

    There’s nothing like escaping to the allotment..Bliss! sshhh Don’t let anyone know I’m here. Originally posted 2010-06-29 14:13:43.
  • Our Begonia’s take the stage.

    Our Begonia’s take the stage.

    This trestle staging was assembled in seconds, no tools or screws required,  perfect working height and folds away for easy storage – I think my Begonia’s look amazing! Originally posted 2010-06-24 14:42:54.
  • My first strawberry ready for eating…delicious!

    My first strawberry ready for eating…delicious!

    It must be Summer! Originally posted 2010-06-24 13:59:56.
  • Top Tip For Storing Onions..

    Top Tip For Storing Onions..

    Tie a knot in a pair of old washed tights just above each whole onion and repeat this process until both legs are full. When you need an onion, simply cut the tights just below the end knot. Originally...
  • Hot work

    Hot work

    Constructed my polytunnel this weekend, wow it was hot. The trenching was harder work than I’d imagined, should have gone for the base rail option. Very pleased with the end result though – instructions from First Tunnels were spot...
  • First Tunnels BBQ

    First Tunnels BBQ

    Wow what a weekend. After weeks and weeks of terrible weather the sun has finally come out and stayed out. And perfectly timed it was too as we had our annual summer BBQ down on the allotment enjoying the...
  • Polytunnel paradise

    Polytunnel paradise

    The perfect place to be this summer. The temperature has been very comfortable, no worries about getting wet or sun burnt (big bonus for someone with fair skin). We decided to cover our pond about a year ago as...
  • Potting On

    Potting On

    The satisfaction of a good weekend spent thinning out and potting on Originally posted 2009-08-14 15:51:56.
  • Tunnel Teaching

    Tunnel Teaching

    Group shot at end of term food festival. The harvest festival is now confirmed – 18th September – I can’t wait 🙂 Originally posted 2009-08-05 15:55:18.
  • Tunnel teaching

    Tunnel teaching

    Ah summer holidays! This year we have enjoyed bringing on our own plants from seed.  Each child selected a type of flower or vegetable to grow. We started the project back in April and the children have really got...
  • Recipe for Lettuce soup

    Recipe for Lettuce soup

    Love food…hate waste! Lettuce Soup is nicer than it sounds. It’s incredibly simple yet amazingly tasty, helps restore your B-complex vitamin levels and great for gardeners whose crops threaten to overwhelm them……We highly encourage you to give it a...
  • Party In a Polytunnel

    Party In a Polytunnel

    Rain doesn’t need to stop play when you have a Polytunnel…… Originally posted 2012-05-31 11:58:48.