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!
I have been lucky with both my plots because when I got them they were already covered in weed suppressant fabric. This has been absolutely brilliant as I’ve simply covered the whole plot and then marked where I want paths and growing beds to go. Then I simply cut out round the bed, leaving a…… Continue reading ‘Advent Calendar’ Beds