As we head closer to spring, thoughts turn to our Grow Your Own planning. What better place to do that growing than an allotment? All that dedicated space for your fruit and veg! With this in mind, we thought you'd love to meet John Harrison. He is the founder of the website Allotment Garden and author of accompanying books. He shares with us how he got started and some of his allotment growing advice.
Why did you start 'Allotment Garden'?
It started almost by accident! Back around 2003 I was working in web design and decided to put my gardening diary online and use the site as a test bed for developing software.
How has Allotment Garden changed since it started?
Well, people started visiting and following my diary. Then they started asking m