It is that time of year again – with a number of weather systems moving in from the Atlantic, both allotment sites have begun to flood and We found this document from Cornell University which offers some guidance on dealing
We would like to order from BHGS as we did last year, by mid November. We will expect delivery early in the new year. We need your contact details, both to let you know when they have arrived, and in
Ally’s October blog begins: “The autumn equinox, the second harvest on the Celtic wheel of the year which powered through our lives recently along with a full moon, is a time for gathering, preparing for winter, celebrating our harvest and
An update from the allotment shop. Check out the new arrangements for ordering seed as well as a number of varieties of bulbs available from the shop from September 2019.
Ally’s monthly blog for August starts, “As July rolls into lazy August and the Celtic festival of the first harvest of ‘Lammas’ shines upon us, I delight in both the sight and taste of the blue of borage flowers. Borage
Position Paper from the Committee: Glyphosate and Our Allotments: The presentation on the use of glyphosate on our allotments at the pre-AGM session in April asked two main questions: Do we continue to sell it in the shop or stop
We are having our second (‘late’ summer) Botley Meadow BBQ on Saturday September 7th from 1pm onwards. As usual it is a ‘bring and share’ event (we don’t use any of the association funds to cover this) – so please
Gardeners World (BBC2 on Friday 21st June) – Frances Tophill visited an allotment in Oxfordshire to meet a gardener (Nadine Mitschunas) who is growing her crops alongside plants attractive to pollinating insects and other wildlife. Nadine works at the same
This month’s article from Ally gives us plenty of ideas of what to do with foraged leaves and flowers. See the full article with composting tips and recipes here.
Feedback from the 2019 AGM A pre-AGM session had posters on the following: Twenty Pound Meadow Water Harvesting Project Suggestions for Association Website improvements Suggestions for Association Shop improvements Gardening Sensibly, Sensitively and Sustainably Members were asked for their views