Tag Archives: Flowers

Summer Newsletter 2013

Another newsletter is available from the committee, full of useful information for allotment holders and gardeners generally. The information on water use is very relevant with the dry and hot weather at present. There is also a section on cover … Continue reading

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Wireworm

The wireworm can be a serious pest on an allotment as it will attack the roots of most vegetable crops and also tubers of show flowers such as dahlias. Once the wireworm has burrowed into the root, there is very … Continue reading

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Edible Flowers for the Allotment

If you grow flowers on your allotment, you may just grow them for show or for cut flower displays at home. However, there are some that have been used for eating over generations. There is an interesting list to be … Continue reading

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Prudhoe Town Council Allotments – How to rent an allotment

Walking past a well-tended allotment garden often raises feelings of respect for work done and pleasure in the achievements of the gardener working on the plot. Sometimes it plants the idea of having a plot of your own. But before … Continue reading

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Allotment Garden Tenancy – Getting Started

When you first start on your new allotment, you may be a little apprehensive at first, about meeting the neighbours, but actually this isn’t too bad as the sort of people that ‘do’ allotments are gardeners, and gardeners, in the … Continue reading

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