Lesley Upton

Lesley Upton

I’ve been really pleased with the produce from my allotment over the past year. I’ve had success with broad beans, strawberries, lettuces, carrots, potatoes, sweetcorn, runner beans, French beans, spring…

As soon as the lavender came into flower in our back garden, the bees, well, they made a beeline for it! And since then, I’ve become a little obsessed by…

The National Allotment Society supports your right to have an allotment - so why don't you support the society?

Happy anniversary! For the past 18 years allotmenteers have been celebrating National Allotments Week, organised by the National Allotment Society (NAS). National Allotments Week started in 2002 as a way…

This sign, with smiley faces, says it all.

On Monday 23 March, the Prime Minister announced that the UK was on lockdown, due to the Covid-19 coronavirus. I didn’t like the idea of being stuck at home. My…