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More free plants

These plants, outside the shed on Plot 31, are going free.

On offer are:

Crimson Crush tomatoes (outdoor, blight-resistant); Redskin peppers; Black Beauty aubergine; Moneymaker aubergine: Gherkin National; Delistar cucumber; Waltham butternut squash; Uchiki Kuri squash; Cape gooseberries; a blackcurrant bush; horseradish.

Please help yourself if you want any of them. Please return all the pots.

  • If you have any plants or garden equipment which you would like to give away or sell please contact the secretary, Anna Clayton, at so they can be listed on this website.

A quick reminder

Just to remind you about the plant sale taking place on Saturday from 10am to noon at the nursery of Denis Vickers, our allotment competition judge, at Beacon Lane, Woodnesborough, CT13 0PB.

Payment for any plants you buy must be in cash or by cheque.


These tomato, chilli and aubergine plants need a new home!

Tomatoes: Mountain Magic; Rosella; San Marzano; Zlatava; Carbon; Wapsipinicon Peach.

Chillies: Cascabel; Padron; Cayenne.

Aubergine: Black Beauty.

They are just inside the door of the greenhouse on Plot 31. `Help yourself if you want any of them. Please return the pots.

Deal Hop Farm season launch

The hugely popular Deal Hop Farm is preparing for its sixth season, offering the chance for new people to join in.

About 250 people in and around Deal, including a number here on our allotments, already take part in this community project, growing hops which are then brewed into a variety of beers by Time and Tide Brewing.

If you are interested in joining, come along to the season launch at The Lighthouse, The Strand, Walmer, on Wednesday, February 2 at 6.30pm.

For more information visit

Mary Tester

The funeral of long-standing plotholder Mary Tester is due to take place at Barham on Wednesday, December 29 at 2pm, followed by a wake at Betteshanger Bowling Club, Cavell Square.

Mary’s partner, John Chidwick, says anyone who knew her will be welcome at either event.

The hearse will drive past the allotments at about 1.15pm if anyone would like to pay their respects there.