We are pleased to announce that confirmed details of our Farnham Allotment Winter 2008 Lecture.
John Negus, who is a regular writer in Amateur Gardening and well known locally, is coming along on the 28th February to talk about growing vegetables for beginners.
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We had a visit from vandals at the Wrecclesham site over the weekend. Gates and fences were broken down, produce dug up and taken. Been reported to the police. Hopefully other sites won’t have the same problem, but best to keep an eye on things, especially in the run-up to Christmas. Robert Green. (Wrecclesham Site Rep.)
It certainly is depressing now that it is getting darker earlier in the day, and the constant stream of bad weather means that the allotment visits are becoming fewer and fewer. The only thought cheering me up at the moment is the knowledge that we have loads of carrots, parsnips, potatoes and squash left to gobble on Christmas day… not forgetting a few marrows! Continue reading “A vegetarian Christmas feast for Lotty & Dave”
I drive past our allotment site every cold and dark morning at the Shepherd and Flock roundabout in Farnham and dream of what’s in store for us next year. This is the first year this site has been open and due to us all getting on late this year (April) I think we’re all looking forwards to getting onto our plots in good time next year to plan the coming crop. Continue reading “Miserable weather and Isle of Wight garlic”