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BHOGG and Weald social distancing plant sale

If a picture paints a thousand words, this picture of the plant sale queue snaking all the way back up to the main car park shows just how much we allotment-holders love our plants! We had one table for BHOGG plants and one for Weald ones, and two people at a time were allowed into… Continue reading BHOGG and Weald social distancing plant sale

BHOGG & Weald Plant Sale

We’re delighted to announce that we’re going to be holding the first (and hopefully last) ever Social Distancing Plant Sale on Sunday 24 May. This is the plant sale that BHOGG usually hold annually but for obvious reasons can’t do in the usual way this year. We’ll be using the Memorial Garden for the sale,… Continue reading BHOGG & Weald Plant Sale

Weald allotment – dates for your diary

It’s that time of year again! Lots of annual general meetings in the next few weeks: Sunday 22 March – 10:45 BHOGG AGM and Spring Equinox celebration. Wednesday 1 April – 18:45 Brighton and Hove Allotment Federation AGM and talk on No Dig Gardening, Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton BN1 1YD. Cheese and wine! Wednesday… Continue reading Weald allotment – dates for your diary

Weald – soft fruit pruning workshop

For once the weather blessed us! By the time our workshop convened the rain was over and at the point they went outside to explore pruning for themselves, they were greeted by bright sunshine. As usual, Alan Phillips, BHOGG coordinator, ably introduced the group to why, when and how to prune, showed them the tools… Continue reading Weald – soft fruit pruning workshop

Hugel beds – a BHOGG website post

You may not have heard of Hugel beds (neither had we) but a recent post by Seedy Sunday chair Kate Harrison is definitely going to change that! As we all know, our weather seems to be changing, and coping with wetter winters, drier summers, fewer frosts etc is something that all allotment-holders are having to… Continue reading Hugel beds – a BHOGG website post

Weald Allotment pruning workshop

A few pictures from today’s very successful pruning workshop led by Alan Phillips of BHOGG ( The session began with exploring the theory of pruning, its purposes and the tools used … And moved on to practical activities on real fruit trees! Many thanks to Alan for offering to lead this workshop and for providing… Continue reading Weald Allotment pruning workshop

Practical Pruning Workshop

Led by Alan Phillips, Coordinator of BHOGG’s community plot Sunday 26 January, 11:00 – 12:00 (meet at Weald Allotment Shop) BHOGG members from Weald site -attend for free. Weald Allotment and Gardeners’ Association members attend for free and all others – £3.00 (money goes to building renovation fund). Discover why we prune fruit trees, when… Continue reading Practical Pruning Workshop