Gavin & Trish Conway's Allotment

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22 May - Potatoes ridged up and covered..                                                           


9 June - Planting sweet corn thru fabric...

 
                                                                                My baby leeks just planted..

 
Garlic really doing well

 
Garlic                                                     Tea anyone?

   
3 Aug - harvest first garlic...

 
Elephant garlic                                Normal garlic

 
Onions did really well being grown thru the weed fabric.

 
25 Aug - Big hubbard squash growing well                      first sweet corn

   
Tomato slosh in the making - recipe here                               My newly acquired rotavator...


My winning leek in a friendly comp on www.seedparade.co.uk forum site  18cm girth


 
My biggest tomato   679gr.                      2 more propagators for my Birthday from my son Gordon :)


2 Oct - Planting garlic in modules Normal on the left and Elephant to the right.


And winter onions..


 
6 Oct - Let the digging begin... manured and dug first bed... Now to let it weather a bit and then will rotavate it and plant garlic and winter onions.

 

  This is my harvest for 2013...
 
  qty @ kg each kg sell unit @ Total
Strawberries 89 punnetts kg 40 0.45 40 89 2.5 222.22
Broadbeans kg 6 - 6 6 1.8 10.80
Peas kg 6 - 6 6 2 12.00
Potatoes kg 90 - 90 90 1 90.00
Gemsquash ea 130 0.25 32.5 130 0.5 65.00
Runner Beans kg 31 - 31 31 6.7 207.70
Courgettes kg 25 - 25 25 1.6 40.00
Crown prince Squash ea 4 3 12 12 1 12.00
Hubbard squash ea 4 5 20 20 0.8 16.00
Acorn squash ea 21 0.5 10.5 21 1 21.00
Pumpkin ea 1 2 2 2 1 2.00
Beetroot  kg 25 - 25 25 3.3 82.50
Garlic ea 80 0.06 4.8 80 0.5 40.00
Garlic elephant ea 12 0.13 1.56 12 1.2 14.40
Onions ea 450 0.25 112.5 450 0.2 90.00
Tomatoes loads!  kg 100 - 100 100 2.5 250.00
Sweet corn ea 180 0.125 22.5 180 1 180.00
Damson plums kg 10   10 10 3 30.00
Leeks ea 100 0.3 30 30 2.75 82.50
Soft fruits/berries kg 5   5 5 11 55.00
cabbages ea 4 0.5 2 4 1 4.00
             
updated... 4/11      

588

kg  

  1,527.12

             
Useable Plot size is  20 * 9.4 188 sq mt          
Greenhouse 3            
Topend of top corner 2            
Less asparagus bed -14            
Less compost area -14            
Total Area used for above harverst 165 sq mt 587 kg = 3.56 kg / sq mt
          = 35567 kg / ha
          = 35.6 Tonnes / ha
          = 16.2 Ton / Acre

Who ever said Fresh Horse Manure was no good!!

 

 

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