As you can see from my trailer, I had lots to bring to the allotment! 3 bags of grass cutting, two bags of kitchen scraps, an unwanted wigwam thingy & last but not least my sweet potato slips!
I started by mulching the fruit trees with grass cuttings.
I then mulched the courgettes with some left over straw that I found in the shed from last year.
Then in went the baby cucumbers "cucino" - I put these at the front of the brassica bedroom. They look like they are standing on guard!
Next I put in 4 "bedfordshire" cucumbers around the metal wigwam thingy, and planted a few Cherry & Roma tomatoes, as I didn't have room for all my tomatoes in the greenhouse.
Of course, I labelled them all up!
I also sunk a small potting pot next to each tomato plant and companion planted with marigolds.
Then came the fun bit. I had to crawl into the Sweet Potato Suite to plant the slips!
It was extremely hot in there and I was glad to get out once all 10 slips had been planted. I had made the polytunnel just the right size as all 10 slips were planted 18inches apart as per the instrucutions!