My parents have an allotment near Cyprus DLR in Beckton. I went down last week and got to meet some of their lovely neighbours. Emma Crouch was there to film for Trellis.
A few seedlings coming up – rocket, spinach and red lettuce at Honeybone (Andrea) and purslane at St James Park (Mike)
Some generous allotmenteers at Honeybone Allotments in Walthamstow: Tracy and Julie (who gave me a lovely squash) and Andrea (who offered me some of his bounty of tomatoes, but I had to decline as I was on my bike)
For all you growers, here are the seed packets, just in case you need the info on the back. There were some specific questions about Purslane so I found these resources: Growing Eating
Here’s an example from my mum’s back garden. Her pear tree used to suffer from leaf-curl before she started fertilising it with urine. Her neighbour’s tree a few metres away still suffers. Also from the same garden, chrysanthemums suffering from black fly: