Greg Becker's 2013 illustrated allotment diary. A personal visual record of the triumphs and trials of a vegetable gardener. Detailing the ongoing struggles with pests, the weather, low flying golf balls, and a fear of deep digging.
The sulphurous sky is brilliant, it does remind me of a book I had as a child.
it is said that artists often paint themselves into there pictures and as I was looking at this painting today I had a feeling that both the figures in it were me (past and present), so your childhood memory is very apt.