If you are thinking of allotment gardening in glorious surroundings, this website will tell you how to go about it and some of the ‘dos’ and ‘donts’ of owning one. If you already have an allotment then there are details of social events as well as gardening tips and other information to make the gardening experience more enjoyable.
Allotment gardening is very popular and demand for plots is at its highest level for several years. There is a real growth in new tenants, particularly women and there is a new sense of energy and vitality out there on the plots. So go on, go for it and enjoy fresh seasonal vegetables, all with a hard to beat flavour and with that special quality mark ‘I grew it myself’.
Some of you will have attended the recent open meeting for FONSA (see minutes page). For those who missed out on an excellent Pie and Peas supper a little update. At the meeting we mentioned using one of the spare allotments for growing produce to sell at the Scalby Fair. I’m pleased to...