Allotment jobs this month: May the force be with you

Getting ready for the brassicas and legumes
Getting ready for the brassicas and legumes

I never stray too far from Alan Buckingham’s Allotment: Month by Month but if you do not want to get the most out of May here are some links and videos to help out this month.  Plus some important dates to keep you busy for each of the 31 days.

Jobs This Month Directory


National Allotment Society

Gardeners’ World

Sarah Raven

Thompson & Morgan


Charles Dowding

Useful Videos for May

How to tie in your sweet peas (Sarah Raven Video)

Direct sowing carrots (Quickcrop Video)

Growing and planting courgettes (Quickcrop video)

Important Dates

International Dawn Chorus Day 7 May

RHS Malvern Spring Festival 11-14 May

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 23-27 May