Tuesday, 3 June 2014

The Allotment Diaries, By David Keegan Garden Design

A series of pictures from my allotment in Manchester


I have not posted in the allotment diary for sometime now. In-fact the last posting was 4th September 2012. Here are a few pictures i took yesterday

The Shed, its a little busy.

Tools of the trade

The hinge

Aged paint shed door

A find

Chucks, nothing like fresh organic eggs

The shady resting place

Grass path and water butt

The first ripened strawberry's of the year, June 2014, yum.

Home made tunnels for plant protection,
made from gas pipe, water pipe and bamboo canes

This years onions

The wildlife pond

Almond crop in Manchester, who would believe it!

Almond Tree

Peach 

Figs

Pomegranate flower in poly tunnel

Cosmos seedlings

This years Garlic crop

This years Shallots inter-planted with nasturtiums

Globe Artichoke





 Aquilegia flower

Blueberry crop under net

Olive tree about to flower, in Manchester and outdoors.

Rose-hip 

Medlar flower

Wild blackberry flowers

Outdoor nectarines

Broad bean flower

The celeriac bed

Wildlife friendly area

Doyenne du Comice pear tree

Sweetcorn and bed and twig arrangement for Mange Tout


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