Everyone who ordered seed potatoes from Terry has now collected them but there are still a few bags available.
The varieties on offer are: Duke of York first earlies; Kestrel second earlies; King Edward maincrop.
They are £2.20 per 2kg bag.
If you want to buy some, please speak to Terry (plot 18) or Ron (plot 22b).
A huge pile of manure has been delivered to the allotment site and the good news is that it is completely free of charge.
The environmental group, Deal With It, is holding one of its regular Seedy Saturday seed and plant swaps on Saturday at the Landmark Centre. Full details here.
There’s another chance for you to pick up your seed potatoes tomorrow. The site shop will be open from 10am to noon.
Anyone who has not yet collected the seed potatoes they ordered from Terry Johnson is urged to do so.
Full payment must be made on collection.
Work has been continuing on the water-harvesting scheme with the laying of a feeder pipe to water barrels on individual plots.
This work involved trenching along one of the main allotment paths which has, inevitably, caused disruption and created a build-up of mud.
The association’s chairman, Tony Fursland, offers his apologies to plotholders who have been inconvenienced and says the committee will be organising working parties as soon as possible to put things back to normal.
Have you lost your glasses?
One of our plotholders has apparently left a pair of glasses at Tony the barber’s in Gilford Road, Deal.
If they are yours please pop into the shop to pick them up.
If you are in need of paving slabs there are some going free to plotholders.
They can be found near the large container and also by the side of the leaf container in the main car park.
If you ordered seed potatoes from Terry Johnson in the autumn now is the time to collect them.
They will be available for collection from the site shop in the large container on Saturday from 10am to noon.
You will need to pay for your order on collection. The potatoes, which are £1.10 per kg, come in 2kg bags.
This year there is a new venue for the allotment association’s annual dinner: The Crown Inn at Finglesham .
The dinner will take place on Friday, March 22 at a cost of £23 per head.
The menu, which includes something for everybody, can be viewed here
We hope to see many plotholders, their families and friends at this annual event.
Full details to follow on how to reserve your place and make payment.
If you ordered seed potatoes from Terry Johnson you will be pleased to know they are now ready for collection.
Terry (plot 18) and Ron Barton (plot 22b) will be on site tomorrow morning (Saturday) from 10am to 12 noon to hand them out.
You must pay on collection. Just a reminder – the potatoes are £1.10 per kg and come in 2kg bags.