This a blog that documents the tales of an Allotmenteer, writer and teacher in Birmingham, England. As such, there is gardening, writing, adventuring and sometimes even a bit of Psychology and Mental Health. As such, the blog is melting pot of different things.
In the pages of the blog, there is a journey. A journey of how the allotment plot started, and my subsequent adventures and experiments. There are details and evidence of simple experiments, trial and error; there is evidence of both success and failure.
What you might find in places, is frustration, anger and weariness at things not always going right. If you want romance, check out the romance novels; books that are an unexpected by-product of the blog.
When I started this blog, there were two aims. Firstly, record what I got up to. Secondly, maybe share it with others so that the mistakes I have made might be avoided, my successes my also offer people some insight and encouragement. There is no borg-like perfection on the pages of this blog; I strive to do the best job I can do.
Right at the top of this page, you will see an image of a figure holding carrots. She is called Petal, and has been the face/avatar for this blog for a long time. It is her, and I, who have adventures on the allotment. (I do all the things, but generally Petal gets the public.) I don’t often appear in the blog posts,but needless to say, I am real, I do exist. And no, I do not wear that dress on the plot; trust me. (Yes, petal and I do look very similar, that is no accident!)
Feel free to wander around the blog and I do hope that you find it useful.
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