Katie's Allotment – May 2018 – Planting flowers, sowing radish and weeding the fruitcage

Katie's Allotment – May 2018 – Planting flowers, sowing radish and weeding the fruitcage

In this episode I’ll be planting out some sweet peas, Ammi Majus and Honesty as well as sowing some radish seed and starting the huge task of weeding the fruitcage.

I hope you all enjoy the video and thank you for watching!

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33 Comments

  1. charlie zicolillo on April 5, 2019 at 8:01 pm

    Say HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MOM.From one TAURUS to another.

  2. Sunrise seven on April 5, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    Lovely video. Are you at Chatsworth RHS in June ( I think) his year? It is near me and I will go if you are there lol. Thanks . Pat

  3. northern star on April 5, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    I love radish too. I even make soup with the ones that go over, using the greens as well.

  4. primrozie on April 5, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    you need a big sombrero 🙂 I have a huge straw hat that makes wonderful shade! We are hot this week in Pennsylvania.

  5. Tom Davies on April 5, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    Great video!

  6. Dave Brady on April 5, 2019 at 8:13 pm

    Good work. All coming along nicely. Good luck with the show.

  7. Nan Ma Helen on April 5, 2019 at 8:14 pm

    I agree about the poppy seed heads.Your flower planting plan sounds lovely.I’m growing more flowers but goodness knows where they will all go.

  8. liefdegator1 on April 5, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    When the heat bothers me, i eat less meat and fatty foods. I eat more fruit and rest more.
    take some time every now and then to rest in the shade. This will help you to acclimitize.
    After a while you can take the heat better.

  9. peter bochek on April 5, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    Hello Katie, and from across the pond , I am new to your channel and I have subscribed 🙂 I love your gardens ! A couple of questions in regards to honey bees, how is the situation with honey bees in the U.K. ? Also in this video and towards the end there appears to be a white bee hive on legs but your walking right in front of this structure and watering your plants , so I am not sure if its a bee hive or not . By the way and I hope your not offended but you have a wonderful set of legs :))) Please keep up your great videos !!

  10. Mister Ambassador on April 5, 2019 at 8:18 pm

    You are HOT and I don’t mind that your sweaty 🙂

  11. Becky Ezra on April 5, 2019 at 8:19 pm

    happy birthday to your mom!!!

  12. ggwildlife on April 5, 2019 at 8:21 pm

    lovely update Kate it’s coming along nicely. Good luck with the upcoming shows i hope they are successful.

  13. Becky Ezra on April 5, 2019 at 8:22 pm

    the poppy dried head you can use the poppies n the kitchen!

  14. Steven Dowden on April 5, 2019 at 8:26 pm

    what a lovely video that was well done kate

  15. Joanne Barlow on April 5, 2019 at 8:27 pm

    Another lovely video. You got on really well in your 4 hours at the plot. Hope the shows go well. Happy Birthday to your Mum 😀

  16. Aj's allotment on April 5, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    Well done for cracking on….i cant wait to see your flower garden this year.
    Take care

  17. Crow T. Robot on April 5, 2019 at 8:29 pm

    You do look hot, your face is flushed. Even your part is pink. I hate the feel of sunscreen on my face… yuck! Maybe you could wear a broad-brimmed sun hat so you wouldn’t need to put sunscreen on your face. But, good for you for using it! Sorry, don’t mean to be a mother hen. (I guess you do have a chicken up the allotment.) 🐔

  18. Mister Ambassador on April 5, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    you inspired me to build a wildlife pond in my garden last autumn. I got frogs now and I even saw a newt, and the birds love it, the ones with feathers I mean, they bathe and drink and make merriment. After watching this vid I was inspired to get in the garden today and do a bit. I even wore my shorts…….But I didnt look as good as you. Your so sexy and adorable great legs and hips and cute…..I will stop now, sorry I just had to get that off my chest I feel better now thanks:)

  19. Jon Wilson on April 5, 2019 at 8:33 pm

    Where did you get the steel plant tags? Thanks Jon

  20. Lynn Kiefer on April 5, 2019 at 8:33 pm

    My Flanders Field poppy were lovely until 2 days of appreciated rain fell. After which poppies were covered in powdery mildew 🙁 Totally agree about seed heads! Hot and extremely humid in TX right now😥

  21. K's allotment garden may 9th 2017 Parker on April 5, 2019 at 8:34 pm

    Lovely update Katie good luck with the shows I know you will be successful

  22. Fensterfarm Greenhouse on April 5, 2019 at 8:34 pm

    You got quite a bit done in that heat sister! Everything is looking really good on the plot!
    Chuck

  23. Trac McNguyen on April 5, 2019 at 8:35 pm

    That is the cutest tea kettle ^_^

  24. Jan Willetts on April 5, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    We have woodchipped all our fruitgrowing area, saves on weeding and looks tidy too. No problems with nitrogen loss, which is sometimes mentioned as a negative.

  25. 50 shades of green on April 5, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    great days work on the plot again katie !!

  26. gayla gavin on April 5, 2019 at 8:51 pm

    Great to get a new installment. Cant wait to see the purple radishes. I thjnk what you call swede is the same as what we call rutabaga, in which case, i love it, too, and bought some today at the grocery. Havent had homegrown in 25 years, but that is always better. Hoping i get my raised beds set up for next year and maybe grow some of my own 🙂

  27. hot pepper on April 5, 2019 at 8:53 pm

    hi! I LOVE YOUR SHE CAVE.

  28. Jan Willetts on April 5, 2019 at 8:54 pm

    Are those radish seed heads drying in your shed? Or maybe rocket?

  29. billsbasementworkshop on April 5, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    Hi Katie,

    About topping up the water in your pond. I had a friend who is sadly dead now, but he had a pond on his allotment.

    It was a rigid plastic liner and he put a small ball cock into it coupled up to his water butt. Every time the water was
    lost through evaperation the ball cock was lowered and allowed the pond to fill up until the correct level was once
    again reached..

    Clever Eh.

    Regards,

    Bill.

  30. freaky geak on April 5, 2019 at 8:58 pm

    nice huge Strawberry I see on the range 😀 thanks for sharing

  31. markevans1973 on April 5, 2019 at 8:58 pm

    Great vlog. Great to hear somone mention the heat and sun and the hardships of working in it.my clients could do with watching this.8 hours a day in the sun leaves me exhausted .nice to see real life garden work weeding the fruit cage.much better than always seeing immaculate and never what goes into it .you look amazing as always

  32. Linda Penney on April 5, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Lovely update Katie thank you for sharing and blessing to you and the families

  33. David Tansley on April 5, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Hi Katie, like I have said before, your videos are so enjoyable. Do wish your Mum many happy returns from me. Lol David.👍

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