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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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Christmas Cafe 2015

Whatever the weather...

Christmas Cafe 2015

Sunday 20th December 11am to 1pm

The date of this year’s Christmas Cafe will be Sunday 20th December from 11am to 1pm.

Come along to enjoy hot mulled wine, home-made mince pies and lots of Christmas cheer as well as the usual fresh coffee and cakes.

Rents are now due

Rents for the season ending 30th September next year are due in advance on 1st October this year, and are payable during the month of October.

The rent (p.a.) is currently £24 for a full plot and £12 for a half plot. In addition, the annual rent for a lockup is £25.

We would prefer payment via the secure website – follow this link. Online payments incur a surcharge of approx. 4% to cover PayPal costs.

Alternatively, please send a cheque made out to Royal Paddocks Allotments, and with your name and plot number on the back, to: The Royal Paddocks Allotments, c/o 29 Church Walk, Thames Ditton, Surrey, KT7 0NP. Please enclose a completed payment form; these are available in this shed, or at the office, or you can download a PDF here.

If you prefer, you can bring your payment (cheque or cash) to the office any Sunday in October between 11am and noon. Again, please supply a completed payment form.

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.