After my coverage in my previous post of The Arboretum Foundation’s Autumn Festival, I put it to Alejandro Orioli, founder of the Arboretum Foundation here in Marbella, that I’d love the opportunity to spend some time with a seasoned allotment holder up at the Arboretum Park. “It would make interesting reading”, I said, “seeing as I am hopeless with plants, to learn from someone in the know”…
And before I knew it, I was accepting his challenge to take on my own organic allotment for a year.
“What? Me?” I squeaked in astonishment,”but I haven’t got a clue where to begin!”
“Exactly” he replied.
And so, on the 2nd October, I was handed a spade and a patch of land and my marvellous journey as the willing urban guinea-pig in this living green experiment to convert a self-confessed former plant assassin into a proficient allotment gardener, began….
Please click here or on the link below, if you’d like to find out how I’ve been getting on… (would love it if you would support me on my green journey of discovery by following me on this new blog too – and sharing with friends who might enjoy!)
Here’s to my flourishing organic vegetable garden! Wish me luck!
Here’s the link again – https://www.theallotmentapprentice.com/single-post/2017/10/02/Day-one-and-flourishing