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Committee Notices

2019 AGM

First Aid on site

No Bonfires

Plant Disease Alert

Rescheduled -  Plotholders’ Question Time

Plotholders' Question Time

Rescheduled - Plotholders’ Question Time

Sunday 19 April 12.30 – 1.30pm

This event was originally scheduled for 9th February and was rescheduled following Storm Ciara.

Come along with your questions for our panel of home-grown experts to mull over.

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Rainwater Harvesting…and beyond!

Ben's water butt system on his plot

Rainwater Harvesting…and beyond!

Sunday 15th March at 12:30pm

Make your allotment smarter and greener by harvesting rainwater and sunshine.

A short talk and demonstration by our water butt guru Ben from plot 101.

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Free pallets

Wooden pallets make an excellent surround for compost heaps, and Stuart Wisdom of Tiles of Wisdom has kindly said that he can deliver pallets to the allotments for free.

We need to get an idea of the potential demand, so if you are interested please send an email to Say how many pallets you would like (3 make a good compost surround).

The anzwer lies in the zoil....

The anzwer lies in the zoil....

Fans of ‘Beyond Our Ken’ will recall farmer Arthur Fallowfield’s (only) horticultural gems of wisdom: ‘Well, I think the answer lies in the soil’, in Kenneth Williams’ rich west country drawl! (Arthur Fallowfield, was based on Dorset farmer Ralph Wightman, who was a regular contributor to the BBC radio programme “Any Questions?”

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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

Do you want to put your name down for a plot? Click here to find out how.

Allotment main entrance opening time

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