Let’s hope the sun is shining on Sunday, July 21 when we hold our annual barbecue and competitions.
All plot holders and their families and friends will be welcome.
There will also be a raffle during the afternoon. If you want to donate a prize please bring it along on the day.
As usual, the competition categories are: best full plot; best half plot; largest root of potato; longest stick of rhubarb; Sunday lunch (two each of five different vegetables on a plate including potato); largest strawberry; bunch of flowers; funniest/largest vegetable.
The entry fee is £2.
The entry form can be found here. Please give your completed form and entry fee to any committee member. Some printed forms will be available by the shed in the main car park for members who do not have their own printer.
Judging of the best plots and half plots will take place on the evening of Wednesday, July 10. Other categories will be judged on the day of the barbecue.
The closing date for the plot categories is Friday, July 5
There are some New Ace and Beauty Bell pepper plants by the greenhouse on Plot 31. Please help yourself if you want any of them.
There are also two lengths of waste pipe on offer on Plot 32a.
* The pepper plants have all gone.
Three varieties of outdoor tomato plants are going free. They can be found by the greenhouse on Plot 18.
* Sorry, they’ve all gone.
The owner of 43 Telegraph Road, the bungalow by the allotment gate, is offering a large water butt with fitted tap, free of charge.
If you are interested please call at the bungalow.
*Sorry, it’s gone!
The National Trust is holding its annual White Cliffs Plant Fair this weekend.
There are some tomato plants going free on Plot 31.
The varieties on offer are: Rosella; Tomande; Green Envy; Japanese Black Trifele; Carbon; Il Pantano Romanesco; Sakura.
Please help yourself if you want any of them. They are by the greenhouse door. Please return the pots after you’ve replanted the tomatoes.
* If you have any surplus plants or seeds to give to other plot holders or any allotment equipment you want to sell or give away, please email email@example.com so they can be advertised on this website.
*Sorry, they’ve all gone!
You may have noticed new number marker posts appearing on some plots at the site.
They are to help committee members know which plot is which when they carry out monthly inspections.
They will eventually be installed on all the plots.
Tony, our chairman, has a birthday next month and he wants us to help him celebrate it.
He is hosting a barbecue on the grassy area by the large container on Sunday, May 12 from 1pm.
The barbecue, tea and coffee will be free of charge.
All plotholders and their families are welcome.
Denis Vickers, who judges our annual allotment competitions, is holding a plant sale to raise money for the Air Ambulance.
A wide range of flower and vegetable plants will be on sale at the event at The Larch, Beacon Lane, Woodnesborough, CT13 0PB, on Saturday, April 27 from 10am to noon.