Mandy

Website: http://www.mandysutter.com

A charming and well written blog about getting to grips with an allotment as a self described 'reluctant gardener'.

Posts by Mandy:

Rustic woodwork

The Reluctant Gardener has been on a woodwork course. It was great even though it turned out to be for people with mental health problems. Read more..

Rustic woodwork

The Reluctant Gardener has been on a woodwork course. It was great even though it turned out to be for people with mental health problems. Read more..

Plum crazy

  Mr Mandy Sutter and I moved to a new plum tree last summer. The tree wasn’t the main reason for buying the house, of course Read more..

Spring is Sprung

Dad (92) is an enthusiastic custodian of old sayings and catchphrases. He inserts them into conversation with relish, no matter how Read more..

Hot bed of iniquity (or potatoes) – Reluctant Gardener Jan 2016

When a friend says she loathes January and February, it only makes me realise how much I look forward to those months, all through Read more..

Reluctant Gardener, day 1200: Scarecrow lovers part IV

So much has happened down at the allotment since I last posted that I hardly know where to begin. The last we saw of head-scarved Harry, he Read more..

Reluctant Gardener, day 1000: Love among the leeks part III

Remember allotment lovers Harry and the Lady of Shallot?  Theirs was a thwarted union, partly because of their broomstick bodies and Read more..

Reluctant Gardener, day 800: A Velveteen Visitor

I find fresh mounds of finely churned soil every time I visit our allotment, as if a tiny phantom rotovator is on the loose.Read the full Read more..

Reluctant Gardener, day 800: A Velveteen Visitor

I find fresh mounds of finely churned soil every time I visit our allotment, as if a tiny phantom rotovator is on the loose. Read the full Read more..

Reluctant Gardener, day 600: Compost complications

Composting is a complex business. When we whipped the plastic tarp off our heap this Spring, the whole thing was as dry as a crust. To Read more..
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