If you want some straw there’s some in the main car park. Please help yourself and pay £1 to any member of the committee.
All plotholders and their families are invited to the association’s annual barbecue and competitions which will take place on Sunday, July 1 from 1pm.
There will also be a raffle during the afternoon – donations of prizes would be welcome. Just bring them 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 (COMPETITION 2018 ). 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 Tuesday, June 26. Other categories will be judged on the day of the barbecue.
The closing date for the plot categories is Friday, June 22.
Here are some more plants going free.
They include: one Trinidad Scorpion chilli; one Anaheim chilli; one Lunch Box pepper; one Pepinex cucumber; two La Diva cucumbers; one Mini Munch cucumber; one Black Krim tomato; one Listada deGandia aubergine; one Waltham Butternut squash; one Buttercup squash; one Blue Kuri squash.
Help yourself if you would like any of them. They are beside the greenhouse on Plot 31 ( Allotment plot map).
*Sorry, all the plants have now gone.
Are you in search of tomato plants? There are some Ailsa Craig and Purple Heritage plants going free on plot 12 (Allotment plot map). You’ll find them just inside the greenhouse door.
There are some old tools just outside the greenhouse door which are also available.
Just help yourself if you want them.
The next committee meeting is on Wednesday May 9. If there is anything that you would like members to discuss please email the secretary at email@example.com
The environmental group, Deal With It, is holding one of its regular Seedy Saturday seed and plant swaps at the Landmark Centre tomorrow, May 5. Full details here.
Plot inspections are due to take place this week.
Denis Vickers, judge at our annual allotment competitions, is holding a plant sale in aid of the Air Ambulance.
There will a wide range of flower and vegetable plants on sale at the event at The Larch, Beacon Lane, Woodnesborough, CT13 0PB, on Saturday, April 28 from 10am to noon.