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Spring Weeds – A workshop for Royal Paddocks Allotments plotholders

Spring Weeds – A workshop for Royal Paddocks Allotments plotholders

Saturday 11th May
Mary Newing, who is a medicinal herbalist, ran a workshop for 9 plotholders about the beneficial properties of a range of plants commonly dismissed as ‘weeds’.

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Plant Sale - 5/5/19

Plant Sale - 5/5/19

Another successful and busy Plant Sale, thanks to the planning and organisation by the Social committee, and particular thanks to Ruth who co-ordinated the Sales Team

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Royal Paddocks Allotments ‘Tracks’ – Repair and Maintenance Project 2019

Royal Paddocks Allotments ‘Tracks’ – Repair and Maintenance Project 2019

What to do about the Tracks?

A frequent item at Committee meetings has long been the maintenance of our tracks. There have been many attempts by volunteers to improve the rutted surfaces – essentially by tipping in and pounding coarse grade crushed limestone to make level. Not easy. Even the delivery of the material has been problematic, involving craning bulk bags over the wall and then wheelbarrowing as needed.

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Flaming June, Bob's pond, longhorn beetle and xylella and cuckoo spit

Flaming June, Bob's pond, longhorn beetle and xylella and cuckoo spit

A month’s rain fell on Monday – 56mm in the water gauge and everything lushly wet and looking much refreshed, with the soil damp down to a good depth! Flaming June – still damp, grey and the sound of various outside drips and drops outside, and as I type, yet more heavy downpours..

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Seed Store cafe welcome sign

Seed Store cafe

Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and delicious homemade cakes.
Open every Sunday:
11am - 12:30pm

Allotment main entrance - unlocked padlock

Waiting list now open

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Allotment main entrance opening time

Opening and closing times throughout the year can be found here.