I said it in the past and I say it now – going to the allotment is better than any therapy for me. I can self isolate, even on my way there and back, it is only about five minutes from my house and when I’m there I am in my little paradise.
Yesterday and today were devoted to digging and getting the land ready for sowing. I did my winter digging everywhere on my plots during the autumn and winter but this was to incorporate the horse muck and refresh the land where I had to walk on it (getting the top net for the fruit cage all square etc)
This piece of land was quite compacted but all is well now, ready for planting my potatoes.
Today’s effort was slightly bigger, it also helped that we had a shower of rain last night. This will be for carrots
and the final piece is ready for leeks. My leeks did very well last year, it was the Mammoth variety and they were very tasty.