allotmentgarden Photos & Videos

8 minutes ago

Remember my flying fruit cages last week? My fix, after a fair bit of helpful advice is:- Old fence post secured to front of cage with cargo strap centrally and fasteners either end made from pop bottles cut into wide strips. Also secured with long metal wire-fence bracket thingy in the middle, twist to release. At the other end, 2 screw in ground anchors (I think that @sharpenyourspades suggested this) and another cargo strap. They’d better not blow away now!!! Allotment Hashtags #allotmentsofinstagram #allotmentsuk #allotmentlove #allotmentlife #growyourown #growyourownfood #allotmentgarden

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12 minutes ago

Greenhouse No.2 in place and ready to put the glass in tomorrow morning! Myself and my dad managed to take all the glass out with no breaks and then lifted the frame over the persons garden wall so it went into the horse trailer in one piece. All accomplished in under an hour! #greenhouse #allotmentgreenhouse #anothergreenhouse #allotment #allotmentlife #allotmentlove #allotmentuk #allotmentgarden #allotments #allotmentsofinstagram #growmore #growveg #growingveggies #growyourown #growyourownfood #selfsufficient #selfsustainable

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13 minutes ago

@mymonthontheplot Day 17 - Diversity. Pleased to see lots of different insects appearing in our garden this month, each with a different job to do. We don’t use chemicals to control pests so hope that through thoughtful planting we can attract a range of beneficial insects and create a natural balance which is beneficial not only to the wildlife but also to us in growing our fruit and vegetables. Still lots to learn but I am enjoying researching the benefits of various different plants to achieve this and improve the health of our garden. . . . #mymonthontheplot #beginnergardener #allotmentgarden #pollinatorgarden #growyourownveg #ediblegarden #permaculture #kitchengarden

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25 minutes ago

I love the beautiful colours in these fresh sage leaves from my herb garden! I have 2 variations of salvia officinalis, one with bright green leaves, and one with purple-green leaves in a range of shades. There isn’t any variation in taste, but I absolutely love the colours!

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27 minutes ago

Found 3/4 of a tin of cream shed paint in the garage... Waste not want not and all that... Will need a few coats but can see the difference already.. Met some lovely new neighbours who have just taken the plot in front of ours, nice weather today hope its a sign of things to come.. 🤞🤞 #allotmentnewbies #allotmentgarden #allotment #shed #shedgoals #paint

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29 minutes ago

#mymonthontheplot Day 17: #diversity 🌱 I almost didn't post today due to having no clue what to post for today's #hashtagchallenge theme! 🌱 I am growing a wide range of veg on my plot from beans to sqaush, kale to beetroot! You could say it is diverse 😂 though my green box is lacking diversity! Too much green 😂 🌱 I promise I'm growing different coloured veg. Rainbow beetroot, rainbow chard, purple carrots, yellow and black tomatoes to name a few! 🌱 I hadn't been to the plot since Thursday and my plants are thriving! I even had my first strawberry! . . . @mymonthontheplot #everyonecangrowtheirown   #thehappygardeninglif #allotmentlove #allotmentlife   #urbanorganicgardener   #gyo #growyourownveggies   #allotmentgarden #eatwhatyougrow   #growwhatyoueat #growfoodnotlawns   #potager #gardenersofinstagram   #gardeninguk #allotmenteering   #allotmenteer   #growyourownveg #nodig   #ukallotment   #kitchengarden #girlswhogarden   #veggiepatch   #allotments #allotmentuk   #instagardeners   #vegpatch   #plotlife

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57 minutes ago

Makes me smile - I mean I suppose this is quite a tenuous link but this picture was taken at the plot so in my books it counts. . I've said some things in my stories about how crumby adult life is being right now. I'm having some health things investigated, the contract for our team at work is up in the air causing me a lot of worry, I'm doing a course which will be good for my future but is quite stressful, and my car is an on going saga of stress. Plus that fact that generally I struggle with anxiety due to past trauma. . Throughout everything I know this one will support me from running around the county to appointments, cooking me dinner, and reminding me that I am sane. Using up his precious days off (he works 12 hour shifts) to look after me, and the girls, and the plot. . #allotment #allotmentgarden #allotmentlife #allotmentuk #garden #greenfingers #growyourown #sustainableliving #sustainability #homegrown #mymonthontheplot #bestbeloved #beardsofinstagram #beard #beardandmoustache #moustache #hesbasicallyamodel

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1 hour ago

"Look, son. Everything the light touches is our kingdom. A man's time as an allotmenter rises and falls like the sun. One day, the sun will set on my time here, and will rise with you as the new plot holder." . "And this'll all be mine? . "Everything..." . . ..🔆🔆🌽🌾🍄🍅🍆🍠🥒🥔🥕🌽🌾🍄🍅🍆🍠🥒🥔🥕🔆🔆.. ..🔆🔆🌽🌾🍄🍅🍆🍠🥒🥔🥕🌽🌾🍄🍅🍆🍠🥒🥔🥕🔆🔆.. ..🔆🔆🌽🌾🍄🍅🍆🍠🥒🥔🥕🌽🌾🍄🍅🍆🍠🥒🥔🥕🔆🔆.. . #installotmenters #allotment #allotmentsofinstagram #allotmentlove #allotmentlife #allotmentgarden #allotmentuk #gyo #growyourown #growyourownfood #digforvictory #vegetables #fruit #fruitandveg #gyouk #garden #gardening

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1 hour ago

First baby sunflower of the year 🌻 Cheering me up on these grey June days 🌞

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1 hour ago

Potatoes! What an exciting day today.. Decided to pull up just 2 (out of about 40) potato plants to see what lurks beneath and was amazed by my find! First time ever growing from seed potatoes and was not disappointed. I’m guessing that the two darker ones are the original seed potatoes, but not sure.. to eat or not to eat? Oh, and enjoying the free raspberries and strawberries every day too!

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1 hour ago

Quick update on the slug verses man strawberry eating contest. I think my strategy of picking the strawberries just as they start to flush pink is working. On the strawberry staging the score today was slugs 2 - man 24. Although one of the casualties might be due to pigeons pecking through the netting as it was on the top tier. Either I have a long beaked pigeon or a Spiderman of a slug. I am going with the slug. In the strawberry bed it was slightly less exciting at slugs 4 - man lots. . . #allotment #allotments #allotmentlove #allotmentuk #allotmenting #allotmentgarden #allotmentlife #organic #growyourownfood #growyourown #gyo #instagardeners #ediblegarden #allotmentgreenhouse

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1 hour ago

The show onions I've grown from seed are now starting to bulb up, especially after the recent rain we have had. These are nowhere near the scale of the professionals that grow show onions for the shows at harrogate or any other big horticultural show, but I’m proud nonetheless! My onions are just for the local shows in the area, maybe one day I'll try and grow some giant onions! Ps, my raised beds need a good weeding! 👨‍🌾🌱 . . #gardening #gardener #garden #gardeninglove #gardeninglife #lovegardening #greenthumb #greenhouse #allotment #allotmentlife #allotmenteering #allotmentblog #allotmentgarden #allotmentlove #organicgardening #organic #nodiggarden #nodig #vegetablegarden #veggiepatch #vegetables #growyourown #growsomethinggreen #instadaily #gyo #herbs #cooking #allotmentuk #onions #nature

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1 hour ago

I finally got around to planting out my sweetcorn. This had been delayed because I wanted a nice square of sweetcorn planted out to support pollination. Unfortunately, three of the corns didn't germinate and so I had to re-sow these and wait a week and a bit for them to become established. . Then when I checked the space needed between plants I realised I didn't have enough space left in the bed and so they are a bit closer together then they should be. . That bed is now full. In fact all the beds are now full. The only space left is under the fruit trees which is where I will plant the butternut squash. These will grow out over the asparagus bed as the asparagus has finished and the ferns should be a meter tall by the time the butternuts spread out beneath them. . I hope! . #allotment #allotments #allotmentlove #allotmentuk #allotmenting #allotmentgarden #allotmentlife #organic #growyourownfood #growyourown #gyo #instagardeners #ediblegarden #allotmentgreenhouse

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1 hour ago

~M O E S T U I N ~ De stamslaboon, niet te verwarren met de stokslaboon. Ik zal eerlijk bekennen dat ik dat wel gedaan had 🙈 🙊 Thuis opgekweekt en toen keurig geplant tegen de bamboestokken. Na een week kwam ik erachter dat er iets niet klopte, heb ze toen snel een ander plekje op de tuin gegeven waar ze het inmiddels prima naar de zin hebben 🌱 #moestuin #moestuinieren #moestuingeluk #allotmentgarden #allotmentlove #allotment #mygarden #gardenlife #garden #groentetuin #volkstuin #instagarden #garten #biologisch #buitenleven #growyourownfood #homegrownfood #healtyfood #lovemygarden #stamslaboon #thehappygardenlife #femalegardner #happygardner #chantismoestuin

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1 hour ago

I just got stung by a bumblebee!! My cucumbers taste bitter. I didn't have issues last year, but I read something this year about fertilised cucumbers tasting bitter? Should I pinch out the male flowers? . . . . #gardening #garden #organicgardening #organicveg #homegarden #homegrown #summer #allotmentgarden #allotmentlife #allotment #gardeningisfun #urbangardening #thehappygardeninglife #growyourown #growwhatyoueat #eatwhatyougrow #polytunnel #greenHouse #girlswhogarden #digforvictory #raisedbeds #cucumbers

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1 hour ago

I’ve come home tonight to find Javier has toppled under the weight of his first mini- cucumber 🥒 😩 I’ve staked him up now so that he has more support, but do I take the little cucumber off now...or wait for it to get a bit bigger?? 🤷🏼‍♀️ 🤔Please help!! 💚👩🏼‍🌾 #allotmentlife #allotmentgarden #vegplot #thegoodlife #greenhouse #cucumberplant #gyo #growyourown #gardenersworld #grobagsforbeginners #gardeningfordummies #gardeningtipsforbeginners #greenfingers #gardening #gardenarmy

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1 hour ago

Few days behind on #mymonthontheplot so here is my catch up. . Fail is my prize winning first strawberry that I forgot to net and those b*****d pigeons have gobbled up much to my frustration 🤬🤬🤬! . Entrance to our allotment site is very open as it’s only a tiny site either side of a footpath in the centre of my village, though it literally 2 mins walk from my house which is a godsend. . What makes me happy has to be my greenhouse and chilli and peppers inside something I didn’t think I’d get so excited and love so much. . . . #mymonthontheplot #Myallotmentdiary #Allotmentliving #Allotmentuk #growyourownveg #allotmentlife 🌱 #allotments #girlswhogarden #allotmentlove #vegetablegardening #allotmentgarden #growingvegetables #allotmentlife #ukallotment #everyonecangrowtheirown #gyo #allotment #veggiepatch #nodigallotment #firstyearallotment #naturegarden #allotmentsuk #palramgreenhouse #strawberryfail

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2 hours ago

The gooseberry bush is full of fruit... this is a red variety and has a sweeter taste . I bought this last year so I’m pleased to see so much growth

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2 hours ago

I E H | !! 🤪 !! Very dead this big one, found it in the chicken coop we never use poison for all good reasons.. I found some blood at the feeder so I think it got stuck there... . ~ ❌🐀❌ ~ Ieks!! Deze heel erg dode grote rat gevonden in het kippenhok, wij gebruiken nooit gif dus ik vroeg me af waardoor hij/zij het loodje gelegt had.. Ik zag later bloedvegen op de voerbak (gesloten systeem) dus ik denk dat de rat daar klemgezeten heeft.. . #rat #rats #ratten #ieh #dead #dood #chickencoop #chickens #kippen #kippenhok #allotmentlife #allotmentgarden #plot #garden #moestuin #volkstuin #brrr

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2 hours ago

Been nurturing this cucumber in the greenhouse, turns out to be a courgette 🥒 wish I would t mix my labels uo #allotmentgarden

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2 hours ago

I have a bunch of these in the squash patch. Tag was lost and I don’t know what it is 🤦‍♀️. I’m guessing a seminole pumpkin. However it could also be a sugar pie pumpkin or a ghost pumpkin... any guesses? #mysterysquash #allotmentgarden

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2 hours ago

Day 16 @mymonthontheplot is 'Makes me smile' Just being at my plot makes me smile, as soon as I arrive I feel happier .... it's so peaceful, I quite often sit on my bench with a cuppa, listening and watching the birds come and go, hearing the hum of insects and bees busying themselves in the wildflower bed. My plot's not perfect and not the neatest. I still have a fair bit of digging still to do but I'm so chuffed with what I've achieved so far. #mymonthontheplot #hashtagchallenge #allotmentgarden #allotmentlove #allotment #allotmentlife #allotmentuk #allotments #gyo #growyourownfood #growyourown #growyourownveggies #vegplot #organicgardening

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3 hours ago

Surrounding the veggie garden is an old stone wall built by Joane Pim's workmen in the 1950s. She established a nursery on this spot to supply the main gardens with acclimatised trees and shrubs. The nursery has gone now and these days it keeps hungry wildlife away from the vegetables. . . #mauritzfontein #northerncape #kimberley #farmtoform #frommygarden #groworganic #growyourown #farmtotable #veggiegarden #horticulture #sustainablesprout #gardenactivist #greensgarden #allotmentgarden #gardeninglife #epicgardening #diygardening #fromthegarden #happygardening #gardentips #frommygarden #veggiegarden

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4 hours ago

Did a small gardening job today for a customer took 2 hours cut the grass Front garden and back garden and trimmed a hedge in the garden and she wanted this Bush out so she can see when she’s reversing out her driveway very happy customer! Still got lots gardening jobs planned👨‍🌾 #allotmentgarden #allotmentlife #allotmentuk #allotmentshed #allotmentuk #allotments #allotmentblog #allotmenteering #allotmentgoals #gardan #gardening #gardeningtips #gardan #gramyourgarden #gardenblogger #gardenofinstagram #followme #followers #outside

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4 hours ago

Sunshine and peonies...two things that make me very happy. It is so nice to be back in the garden after days of heavy rain, i need to make the most of it though as the forecast for the rest of the week isn't great...i had to take about 30 photos to get one that i thought was okay to post 😐 it ended with me not having my full width in because if i am honest i am embarrassed with my weight right now, i haven't been looking after myself at all. You are what you eat and honestly i feel like crap from my horrendous diet, my hair hasn't been cut or coloured since way before Christmas so it's all tatty and full of copper colours.... i miss the old me 😔 maybe my garden will produce so much veg that i will have no choice but to eat nothing else for days on end, I need that healthy body, healthy mind back in my life, i thought a nice skirt and some red lippy would make pretty me up but i feel like a cheap garden whore now 😂😂 #growyourown #allotmentgarden #growwhatyoueat #eatwhatyougrow #earthsfood #handpicked #homesteading #homegrown #fromgardentotable #selfsufficientliving #gardening #gardenharvest #harvest #homegrownveggies #homegrownfood #nature #backyardgardening #cookwhatyougrow #organicgardening #fromseed #grownfromseed #grownwithlove #growsomething #growfood #growfoodnotlawns #allotment #allotmentlove #allotmentlife #allotmentgarden #happygardeninglife #gardendifferent

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5 hours ago

When it all gets a bit too much and overwhelming (and however much we may love it, looking after and nurturing a plot of land is hard work) it's best to take a step back and remember how far you've come. Just about everyone I have the pleasure of knowing here started out from scratch, often with a totally overgrown and neglected plot and not much idea of what they were doing. But everyone is slowly but surely producing the allotment or garden they see in their mind's eye. This is my allotment now and this ➡️is what I signed up to just over two years ago. I could barely walk through it but I love a project and this was the project for me so I "chose" to see beyond the chaos and brambles and sheer horror. And I'm so glad I persevered as should everyone who tries to create what they see in their head 😊 . . . #allotment #allotmentlife #growyourown #urbangardening #growyourownfood #allotmentlove #vegpatch #veggies #organic #plantbased #ediblegarden #communitygarden #vegetablegarden #allotmentuk #allotmentgarden #potager #kitchengarden #growfromseed #growfood #flowergarden

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5 hours ago

⚒ ⚒⚒⚒⚒⚒ . . My new fancy pants tools! I did the classic assume I’d lost my old ones, when really when I tided up the potting shed I found my old ones 😣 . . But hey they are gorgeous and you can never have enough!! . . I cannot wait to have a little holiday and adventure on Friday! 💕💕 . . #allotmenteer #fruitgarden #fruitgrowing #fruit #gardenworld #nationalgardeningweek #allotmentideas #growyourownfood #allotmentblogger #allotmenteering #30dayswild #allotmenthelp #allotmentblog #firstharvest #allotmentideas #growyourownveggies #gardenersworld #gardening #allotments #allotmentblog #allotment #allotmentgarden #growyourown #allotmentuk #allotmentlife #allotmentlove

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