January’s edition of Follow the Plot should be landing in your inbox now.
In it you’ll find details of our Aviva bid success, news of our first Social Evening and a whole lot more
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Happy New Year to you all.
I hope 2019 proves a bit less fraught in terms of the weather but at least we have now taken steps to alleviate the twin scourges of flood and drought.
The news of funding from Aviva towards the cost of a borehole is also terrific news.Continue reading “January’s Musings”
While our project has not been selected as one of the Aviva award winners, the judges did see something special in our project.
You are advised to book now for the popular Leeds Allotments Federation’s Learning Day which is being held at Pudsey Civic Hall on the 16th March from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Joe Lofthouse of Harlow Carr, Compost John, Liz Bunting and David Allison will be giving interesting and informative talks, and you’ll also have the chance to have your allotment soil tested.
A ban on the outdoor use of metaldehyde, a pesticide commonly used in slug pellets to control slugs in a range of crops and in gardens, is to be introduced across Great Britain from Spring 2020, the Environment Secretary has announced.
The decision to prohibit the use of metaldehyde follows advice from the UK Expert Committee on Pesticides (ECP) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) that metaldehyde poses an unacceptable risk to birds and mammals.