Our Open Day returns – Sunday 22 May 2022

We will be opening our gates on Sunday 22 May between 11-3pm for our Open Day.  You will be able to tour the allotments, visit the Wildlife Garden or sit in the Secret Garden.  There will also be stalls, children’s activities,  honey bee demonstration, pond dipping, as well as tea, cakes and a BBQ.

There will also be our ever popular Plant sale so you can grow your own at home.

We look forward to welcoming you back to our allotments.

Dealing with perennial weeds

As the new growing season arrives we will start to see the emergence our old friends – dandelions, bindweed, marestail and couch grass.

One of our members, Caroline Brown,  has helpfully pulled together this guide to perennial weeds. to help you keep your plot weed free.

 

Annual General Meeting – Sunday 24 April

The Annual General Meeting  will be held in the Tom Douglas Clubhouse on Sunday 24 April at 12 noon.

At the meeting members will review the past year and  accounts.  They will also set the priorities for the year ahead.

Members will also elect the new Committee.  Nominations for committee posts must be submitted by 12 noon Saturday 9 April. The election will be held by secret ballot.

The newly elected Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and committee members will manage the site and the society on behalf of Members for the forthcoming year.

Refreshments will be provided.

After the AGM we will be pricking out and potting on seedlings sown at the Community Spruce on 3 April.