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Do you find small treasures when you dig your plot?

Date posted: Friday 21st August 2020

Do you find small treasures when you dig your plot?

Pieces of everyday life? Echoes and memories of gardeners in the past? Or of the people who used our site when it was still park land, in times during – and even before the c.19th?

2021 is our Centenary, and if we can gather together a collection of ‘artefacts’, we may be able to learn more about our history. And we can put on a small exhibition if enough interesting items turn up! And create a story about them… So hang on to your treasures and let’s display them for all to see. And we can try to research them – does anyone know the rest of the name on this fragment of what may have been a beer bottle (or ginger beer)?

Email Gill with a list of ‘finds’, images and ideas at tenancy@paddocks-allotments.org.uk … and check the Forum on our website later in the year when I hope to be able to give a project update.

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