The Allotment Wife

The Dry Allotment


Very dry this week at the allotment. But the plants are bravely struggling on, go them!

Here is the beetroot, still producing a crop in these difficult times:


And the courgettes of course just won’t stop, LOL.

The gladioli are also doing well.

However, the sweet peas are really on their way out now, and I nipped off quite a lot of peas this week just to encourage them to flower a little bit longer.

Sweet peas

The sunflowers are growing and one of them even has a flower head, hurrah.


Meanwhile, the scented lilies are on their way, just …


Here is this week’s harvest:


And here are the flowers at home.

Have a great Sunday, everyone.

Anne Brooke Books

Author: annebrooke

Anne Brooke lives in Surrey, UK, and writes in a variety of genres, including gay erotic romance, fantasy, comedy, thrillers, biblical fiction and the occasional chicklit novel. When not writing, she spends time in the garden attempting to differentiate between flowers and weeds, and in the allotment attempting to grow vegetables. Occasionally, she can also be found in the kitchen making cakes. Every now and again, they are edible. Her websites can be found at:,, and (for fantasy fiction).

2 thoughts on “The Dry Allotment

  1. I can’t even begin to imagine what taking care of an allotment in this weather is like…

    I’m glad to see more of those little spaceships! 😜

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