Work Day – November 2018

Work Day – November 2018

This time the sun shone on the band of volunteers who continued the work of improving our Community plots that was so successful back in October. Good progress was made on both plots. On plot 1B, the woodchip pile was moved, paths and mini-plots were measured up and...
Carpeting the allotment

Carpeting the allotment

Carpets and underlay – the traditional weed suppressant of choice for the thrifty allotment gardener. Indeed, over winter parts of the site resemble a patchwork quilt. But carpets have many downsides. They leach toxins, glues and various nasty chemicals into the soil...
Tools for Africa

Tools for Africa

A few weeks ago, plot holder Gillian Brown kindly organised the collection of unwanted tools from plot holders on behalf of Workaid. Workaid is a charity based in Chesham that collects tools of every kind from across the UK to refurbish and distribute them to people...
Parking

Parking

‘No Parking’ notices have been attached to both sets of gates. This is by way of a reminder to everyone that bringing your vehicles on to the site is discouraged, as they damage the surface of the main path, causing potentially dangerous ruts which then...