Not a massive amount of progress over the last few weeks, but at least I’ve got myself a few barrows of manure on the plot thanks to Mark and his mum and dad (and Moo!). It needs it as much help as it can get as it must have been a good few years since it was last used to grow any prize-winning veg 😉

mark, mike, manure

We’ve also started to prune some of the willow trees that block the sun and drain the moisture from the soil. We should be able to hack away at them over the next couple of weeks. I’ll post a couple of pics when we’re all done.

Also in the paper this weekend I spotted that the Guardian has started as allotment blog of its own – take a look here: