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Seedy Sunday 2021

Seedy Sunday is an amazing local event, with a significant national impact, allowing people to swap saved seed, keep heritage varieties alive and support each other in growing a wide, diverse and environmentally friendly range of crops, plants, shrubs and trees. But in 2021 things will be different. It takes place on February 7th 2021… Continue reading Seedy Sunday 2021

Please help Weald grow …

We’re delighted to say we’ve been given funding to help develop some courses for our amazing new Weald kitchen. They will initially focus on cooking and preserving food and to find out what would be most useful to you, our users, we’ve put together a little survey – please complete it to help us organise… Continue reading Please help Weald grow …

November allotment tasks

It’s time to clear! With short hours of daylight and unpredictable weather finding time to dig out the remnants of summer crops can be hard. But it’s important to protect your plot from overwintering diseases and pests, and to give the ground a chance to rest and recuperate for next year’s crops. November harvests Leeks… Continue reading November allotment tasks

Weald Potato Tour – Home Guard

Home Guard was introduced to the public in 1942, hence its name. It was popular then because it offered relatively high yields and can be lifted early, freeing the ground for other crops in the ‘dig for victory’ campaign. Like many other first earlies it can be harvested around 13 – 15 weeks from planting,… Continue reading Weald Potato Tour – Home Guard

Weald kitchen (not) open for business!

Since April we’ve been seeking funding and obtaining wonderful goodies for the Weald Allotment kitchen. It’s been a slow process, much complicated by COVID-19, and by trying to keep our food deliveries going and our fridge open. At last we’re nearly there! We’ve got kitchen units, portable hobs, stock pots and knives, aprons and chopping… Continue reading Weald kitchen (not) open for business!