Rhubarb is plentiful on the allotment these days and I had a few leftover strawberries to use up quickly so I decided to make a quick crumble for dessert. The orange zest is really what makes this dish sing! 2 stalks rhubarb ~ 6 large strawberries 4 tbsp granulated sugar Zest of half an orange …… Continue reading Plot to Plate: Rhubarb, Strawberry and Orange Crumble
Before we begin, an apiary is where you keep beehives. (Honey bees’ Latin name is Apis mellifera.) In order to keep bees on an allotment you’re going to have to build a proper screened apiary. Having tall screens makes the bees fly upwards so they are above head height and can’t bother people. Without a…… Continue reading Building an Apiary
Exciting times are ahead as I have taken on a new allotment plot! I will be keeping my little plot closer to home but having the extra space will allow me to diversify the kinds of things I grow and especially grow some things that take up more space than my little plot allows. (I’ll…… Continue reading New Plot!