Allotment growing in the Arctic Circle - Digging the Dirt - The Allotment Garden Show. Episode 14. 31st January 2021.
This show features a special interview with Marjukka Metsola who has her allotment garden in the World’s most northern allotment which is in Rovaniemi Lapland, Finland. Listen to this fascinating insight into gardening in the Arctic Circle. From the darkness of the long winters to 24 hours of daylight in June and July. Marjukka’s season starts in May when the snow has gone. She lives in her beautiful garden cottage on the allotment garden from May until September growing potatoes, carrots, peas, beans, onions, fruit, herbs and flowers. The 24 hours of daylight in June and July ensures she has a great crop.