The Annual Potato Challenge 2021

potato challenge

The Annual Potato Challenge is back by popular demand, to see who can grow the biggest weight of potatoes from one tuber grown in a bag. It’s free to enter, just pick up your potato and bag and have a go. We hope to have the grand weigh-in and barbeque in late August (Covid permitting)…

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National Vegetable Society: Zoom talks Select Seeds

Hi All, The celery growing talk on Tuesday was really good. The next talk is Tuesday night 16th March 7.30 p.m. by  David Thornton of Select Seeds It’s free of charge you may find it interesting. https://www.nvsuk.org.uk/events/101-ready-steady-sow-david-thornton-select-seeds https://selectseeds.co.uk/ Best Wishes Chris

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Flooding at the allotments

flooding at Scruton allotments 2021

I attach photos of the terrible flooding we are experiencing again at the allotments. This is caused by flood water from Ham Hall Lane not draining properly, flooding the cricket pitch, tennis courts and the allotments.

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Greenhouse on offer

Greenhouse

Janet Crampton who lives in Scruton has a greenhouse she would like rid of. It’s a standard 8 ft x 12 ft, aluminium and glass and it’s all intact.

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Manure

Manure pile with fork

The manure arrived yesterday and is behind the bonfire. For those new to the allotment, it is free to all allotment holders. Please consider others when taking your manure, so there is enough for everyone.

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