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College Street help Hospice

Members of College St Allotment Association give up some of their time to work on the community garden. They collect the produce from that and other donations to make up a weekly fruit and veg box which they deliver to Mary Ann Evan’s Hospice. This is fantastic, this is a …

RHS visit a great success

Members of the RHS Fruit Vegetable and Herb committee visited Nuneaton on the 24th June to give advice about gardening in a ‘Gardener’s Question Time’ type event at Bentley Road Social Club. Everyone that came enjoyed it immensely, it turned into a really nice social occasion with people chatting about …

Open Days August 2016 – Come and see us!!

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Come and find out about growing your own fruit and  veg and what your local allotment association is doing for the local community! National Allotment Week in August means that several allotment sites across Nuneaton will be building on the success of our first group Open Days last year and …

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Market gardening! Allotments in the market

On Saturday September 19th, allotments in Nuneaton set up a market stall where allotmenteers provided a wealth of home-grown produce and knowledge about gardening to share with the people visiting the town centre. With the generous help of the public we also raised £85 for charity. Members of the Nuneaton …

Toilets for Allotments

Yes I know it’s not the most exciting news to some, but toilet facilities on an allotment site make it much more friendly for women who may not feel entirely comfortable using the alternatives that men have, or taking a bucket into a spider ridden shed… It also means that …

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College Street improvements for mobility impaired

College Street Allotment Site have recently acquired and installed a toilet on site, and they have extended and improved the car parking area. This work makes the site more usable for all, but especially for mobility impaired users and visitors. It was funded by  grants from the County Councillor’s fund and …

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Nuneaton Allotments Open days

Several of the allotment sites in Nuneaton are throwing their gates open to the public in August so you can come and see what allotmenteering and growing your own is all about. Aberdeen Allotment Association Roxburgh Road Saturday 8th August 10.00 – 12.00 Greenmoor Community Allotment Association Greenmoor Road Saturday 8th …

Harvest time at the Grow Zone

Ryder’s Hill make Grow Zone for Michael Drayton School

Ryder’s Hill allotment association have created a wonderful area of raised beds at Michael Drayton School for the pupils to grow and learn about vegetables.     The school already has a wildlife area and a pond, but a teacher at the school, ‘WildlifeKate’, thought the area outside the classroom block …