Garden Plans > 2019: Allotment

About this Garden Plan

An allotment at the Racehill allotments, in a sunny but very exposed location with very well drained but chalky poor soil. No-Dig style gardening.

Plan Type, Soil and Location

Garden Location: Brighton, UK
Garden Size: 26' 2" x 81' 11"
Garden Type: Allotment
Garden Layout: Other layout
Sun or Shade: Sunny
Garden Soil Type: Poor soil

Plan Notes

Garden Plan

Plant List

 PlantNumberSpacingSpacing in RowsNotes
Apple (Cordon) 11.00m80cm x 1.20mPlanted
Apple (Dwarf) 11.00m1.00m x 1.00mPerrenial
Artichoke (Globe) 190cm90cm x 90cmKept one plant going haven't planted seeds yet.
Beans (Broad)
 Field Beans (Wizard)
8415cm15cm x 15cmIn ground.
Beans (French) 5020cm15cm x 30cmGrowing in greenhouse. We have the seeds from Tony
Beans (Runner) 3020cm15cm x 30cm 
Beetroot 2115cm10cm x 20cmStarted multi-sown in greenhouse
Blackberry 61.50m1.50m x 1.50mIn pots.
Blackcurrant 190cm90cm x 90cmIn the ground.
Blueberry
 Patriot
190cm90cm x 90cmIn the ground. Purchased from pound shop (Whilson&Gregory)
Broccoli
 Purple Sprouting
360cm60cm x 60cmGrowing in cold frame.
Cabbage (Spring)
 Regency F1
1230cm30cm x 30cm 
Cabbage (Spring) 355cm50cm x 60cmIn ground.
Cabbage (Summer)
 Summer Cabbage (HD)
1230cm30cm x 30cmGrowing in cold frame
Calabrese
 TBD
1230cm60cm x 30cmTODO
Carrot
 Amsterdam Forcing 3 - Sprint
16810cm10cm x 15cmFirst batch in ground.
Cauliflower
 Maystar
1830cm60cm x 30cmIn cold frame.
Cauliflower 450cm45cm x 60cmIn ground.
Chamomile 130cm25cm x 40cmIn ground.
Chives 1220cm15cm x 25cmTODO
Comfrey 560cm60cm x 60cmIn ground.
Coriander 1220cm15cm x 25cmMulti-sown in greenhouse.
Courgette 460cm60cm x 60cmTODO
Dill 1220cm15cm x 25cmIn greenhouse.
Echinacea 135cm30cm x 40cmIn ground.
Fennel 1230cm25cm x 35cmTODO
Garlic
 Germidour
4415cm10cm x 25cmIn ground.
Garlic 11715cm10cm x 25cmIn ground.
Kale
 Nero di Toscana
1230cm45cm x 30cmIn cold frame.
Lavender 240cm35cm x 50cmIn ground.
Leek 2620cm15cm x 30cmIn cold frame.
Lemon Balm 160cm60cm x 60cmIn ground.
Lettuce (Loose Leaf) 39610cm10cm x 15cmIn greenhouse.
Marigold 720cm20cm x 20cmIn greenhouse.
Mint 1120cm15cm x 25cmIn ground.
Mizuna 1425cm20cm x 30cmIn greenhouse.
Onions (Red) 4815cm10cm x 20cmIn ground.
Oregano 120cm15cm x 25cmIn ground.
Parsley 915cm10cm x 25cmTODO
Parsnip 3620cm20cm x 30cmFirst lot in, may add some more.
Pear (Dwarf)
 Conference (Container)
21.27m1.27m x 1.27mIn pots.
Peas 13210cm10cm x 20cmPeas for shoots. Some in ground more in greenhouse.
Peas
 Rosakrone
14410cm10cm x 20cmSome in ground more in cold frame.
Plum (Dwarf) 13.50m3.50m x 3.50mIn ground.
Potatoes (Early)
 Charlotte
540cm30cm x 50cmIn ground.
Potatoes (Early) 1240cm30cm x 50cm 
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Sarpo Mira
745cm35cm x 75cm 
Pumpkin 190cm90cm x 90cmIn greenhouse
Radish 5010cm10cm x 20cm 
Raspberry
 Summer Fruiting
470cm60cm x 90cmIn ground. Given to use by Amy's dad
Raspberry
 Tayberry
170cm60cm x 90cmIn ground.
Raspberry
 Malling Promise
170cm60cm x 90cmIn ground.
Raspberry 270cm60cm x 90cmIn ground.
Raspberry
 Glen Moy
370cm60cm x 90cmIn ground. Puchased from Seedy Sunday
Redcurrant 290cm90cm x 90cmIn ground. Inherited this with the plot
Rhubarb 290cm90cm x 90cmIn ground.
Rose 190cm60cm x 1.50mIn ground.
Rose
 Yellow Climbing Rose
190cm60cm x 1.50mIn ground.
Rosemary 120cm20cm x 20cmIn ground.
Sage 130cm30cm x 40cmIn ground.
Salsify 5615cm10cm x 30cmTODO
Shallots 4415cm10cm x 15cmIn ground.
Spinach (Perpetual)
 Perpetual (HD)
1230cm30cm x 30cmTODO
Squash (Winter) 390cm90cm x 90cmTODO
Strawberry 1050cm45cm x 60cmIn ground. Given to us by my brother Derrick.
Sunflower 1830cm30cm x 30cmIn ground.
Swede 1425cm20cm x 40cm 
Sweetcorn 1835cm30cm x 45cmTODO
Swiss Chard
 Bright Lights (HD)
1430cm30cm x 30cmTODO
Thyme 230cm30cm x 40cmIn ground.
Turnip
 Petrowski
5420cm15cm x 30cmFinished.

Planting Times

Plant List key
 PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Apple (Cordon)
Apple (Dwarf)
Artichoke (Globe)
Beans (Broad)
 Field Beans (Wizard)
Beans (French)
Beans (Runner)
Beetroot
Blackberry
Blackcurrant
Blueberry
 Patriot
Broccoli
 Purple Sprouting
Cabbage (Spring)
 Regency F1
Cabbage (Spring)
Cabbage (Summer)
 Summer Cabbage (HD)
Calabrese
 TBD
Carrot
 Amsterdam Forcing 3 - Sprint
Cauliflower
 Maystar
Cauliflower
Chamomile
Chives
Comfrey
Coriander
Courgette
Dill
Echinacea
Fennel
Garlic
 Germidour
Garlic
Kale
 Nero di Toscana
Lavender
Leek
Lemon Balm
Lettuce (Loose Leaf)
Marigold
Mint
Mizuna
Onions (Red)
Oregano
Parsley
Parsnip
Pear (Dwarf)
 Conference (Container)
Peas
Peas
 Rosakrone
Plum (Dwarf)
Potatoes (Early)
 Charlotte
Potatoes (Early)
Potatoes (Maincrop)
 Sarpo Mira
Pumpkin
Radish
Raspberry
 Summer Fruiting
Raspberry
 Tayberry
Raspberry
 Malling Promise
Raspberry
Raspberry
 Glen Moy
Redcurrant
Rhubarb
Rose
Rose
 Yellow Climbing Rose
Rosemary
Sage
Salsify
Shallots
Spinach (Perpetual)
 Perpetual (HD)
Squash (Winter)
Strawberry
Sunflower
Swede
Sweetcorn
Swiss Chard
 Bright Lights (HD)
Thyme
Turnip
 Petrowski



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