Our annual festive rent day and wreath making workshop for is back!
pay your rent and enjoy free festive food and Christmas craft activities – from 12noon – 2pm.
make a wreath at our workshop for our members and their family/friends using foliage gathered on site – from 2pm – 4pm.
At the end of the workshop you will have a fresh hand made festive wreath for your home.
Given the high levels of Covid and the new variant we will be holding the event largely outdoors under cover. Rent can be paid and food and drink collected in the clubhouse, and we ask that people wear a mask at all times when inside the Clubhouse.
Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have any covid, cold or flu symptoms.
Dorset Road Allotments is maintained by our Members who volunteer to help out. This Spring we will be holding a series of community spruce days for Members to help maintain the site. These days will comply with the Covid regulations.
Sunday 7th March, 11.00am – 1.00pm
The wildlife garden needs clearing of brambles in some areas, strimming the long grass and cutting back and planting new hedgerows. We’ll also be replacing the plastic covering the site nursery polytunnel.
Sunday 28th March, 11.00am – 1.00pm
We’ll be continuing work in the wildlife garden including looking at the decking platform, planting new trees in the orchard and setting up the site nursery, with some seed sowing and clearing of site rubbish.
Sunday 11th April, 11.00am – 1.00pm
Seed sowing of tender crops for Plant Sales Day, pricking out and potting on, and repair of fences around the site
Sunday 23rd May, 11.00am
Plant Sales Day, when we’ll be selling mainly vegetable plants for members’ and friends plots and gardens, including squashes, courgettes, sweetcorn, tomatoes, beans etc.
If you cannot make one of the Community Spruce dates please check the Jobs Board for site work that needs doing.