May 8

An update on the plot

After spending lots of time weeding, planting seeds at home, preparing seeds beds and planting early crops at the allotment, here is an update on the state of the allotment so far.

Things that are now growing in their final positions: Raspberries, radish, carrots, beetroot, cabbage, onions and spring onions, potatoes, leek, chard (from last year)

Things growing in the greenhouse, but not planted out yet: tomatoes, courgette, squash, pumpkin, chilli, cabbage, sprouting broccoli

Things that are planted, but are not showing yet: kale, chives

About the author 

Helen J

I'm an enthusiastic, but currently inexperienced gardener trying to keep an allotment for the first time. I'm hoping to grow some lovely veggies throughout the year and will share my progress and learnings.