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...

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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.

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'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 often collect...

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