Due to poor ticket sales we have had to cancel the upcoming Social Evening scheduled for Wednesday 27th November.
Considering that we had such an enjoyable evening at the previous event it is both surprising and disappointing that so few of our members showed any enthusiasm for a repeat.
Still we’ll try again in the spring when the weather’s a bit better and there may be a bit more positivity about.
Why winter is a winning time on the allotment!
However, subject to the weather, there are many good reasons to keep up with the visits to your allotment garden during the winter months.
Continue reading “November’s Musings”
We are considering joining one of the discount schemes offered to allotment societies by the various seedsmen.
They are all basically similar in that they offer discounts for bulk orders.
Continue reading “Get discounts on your seed orders”
This is the Leeds Allotment Federation’s Gold Medal-winning exhibit at the recent Harrogate Autumn Show.
Continue reading “and the winner is…”
There have been several reports recently of bindweed on or near plots which, if left unchecked, can spread rapidly and will twine around other plant stems, smothering them in the process.
Continue reading “Dealing with bindweed”
Plastic permeates every aspect of our lives, including the garden. But as the world wakes up to its addiction, just how easy it is to ditch plastic while growing and storing more of our own food?
Continue reading “Gardening without plastic”
The Leeds Allotments Federation’s second learning day for 2019 took place on Saturday 19 October.
As usual the event proved extremely popular and the packed hall greatly appreciated the presentations given by guest speakers on a wide variety of interesting and relevant topics.
Continue reading “Learning Day 2019”