Sean James Cameron

The Tyne Bridge Secret Allotment

Hidden in a secret corner under The Tyne Bridge in Newcastle is an allotment. YouTuber Tony C Smith recently went along to check it out. Tony C Smith YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/TonyCSmith Hannah (@gingergrows1) https://www.instagram.com/gingergrows1

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Plant Strawberries

Plant new strawberry plants in September and October. If a harsh frost is due next month cover any newly planted strawberries. Keep the area weed free and watered in dry weather. They like a slightly acidic soil and full sunshine; although Alpine strawberry varieties prefer shade. Don’t plant in areas …

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Apple Harvesting at One Tree Hill Allotments

The apple harvest for 2022 is early this year when Sean James Cameron revisited One Tree Hill Allotment site in South-East London to speak with the organiser Ian; 10 years after his first visit. There is also a visit to a doorless shed to see a Mudlarking Museum.

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Geoff Hamilton’s Barnsdale Gardens to Close

Barnsdale Gardens have announced their intention to close the gardens on Monday 19 September 2022 as a mark of respect for the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Created by Geoff Hamilton for BBC Gardeners’ World, Barnsdale Gardens, in Rutland, is Britain’s largest collection of individually designed gardens. Further …

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Using Human Urine for Growing

As far as gardening trends go, the latest fad of sprinkling your borders with pee is something of a divider. Where do you stand on the topic of human urine in the garden or on the allotment? The use of human urine for fertilising the garden is nothing new, in …

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