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Nature blog - Jenny Bourne

The RPA Nature blog with Jenny Bourne.

Watch the seasons unfold right here at our very own allotments

Click for the blog.

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Plotholder newsletter out now

The latest edition of our very own newsletter is out now.

Click here to read the PDF or look out for a printed copy in the Seed Store.

Winter fruit pruning workshop

Sunday 1st March, 11am - 1pm

Everyone’s welcome to attend this workshop being run for us by the Jam Yesterday Jam Tomorrow heritage horticultural project.

Click here for more details.

Seedy Sunday Success

Seedy Sunday Success

We had a lovely day for Seedy Sunday and lots of plotholders turned out to swap and buy seeds, to register for the pumpkin and sunflower competitions and of course to eat cake!

Click here to see the photos.

What to do this month

What to do this month

What should you be sowing and planting now?

What crops should be ready for harvesting?

What jobs need doing on your plot?

Find out in our month-by-month calendar of what to do and when.

Your photos

Your photos

Portraits of fellow plotholders proudly displaying their horticultural successes. Inspirational images of nature’s bounty. Or candid shots of the less savoury aspects of allotment life.

Our photo galleries feature all these – and more.

Seed Store cafe welcome sign

Seed Store cafe

Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and delicious homemade cakes.
Every Sunday:
11am - 12:30pm

Allotment main entrance - unlocked padlock

Waiting list now open

Do you want to put your name down for a plot? Click here to find out how.

Allotment main entrance opening time

Opening and closing times throughout the year can be found here.