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To the Allotments and Back

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

A quick flight to the allotments and back…

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Andy’s Honey Stall

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Last Saturday, I did my first honey stall, at a Local Produce Market at the local village hall, to support the local community. Lets just say it was a great success, and I will be ordering my new honey extractor in due course, with the proceeds! I also sold eggs, and plants from the Allotments.

Honey Stall at Yapham Village Hall

Honey Stall at Yapham Village Hall

Honey Stall at Yapham Village Hall

Honey Stall at Yapham Village Hall

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Andy’s Allotment

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

These are pictures of My Allotment, Plot 1 at Gravel Pit Allotments.




Hopefully, can do something like this again…

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Laying turf at the allotments…

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Building up my muscles and burning off some fat…..laying turf at the allotments

head over to the site and check it out

We’ve received 5 pallets of turf from Inturf, 326 rolls, we’ve been laying now for 2 days…

Day 1 - Turf Arrives

Day 1 - Empty Field

Day 2 - End of Day

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Andysworld! Advent Calendar - Dec 9 - Gravel Pit Allotment Association site

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Just before it started to snow today, at approx 2pm, I was taking pictures of the Gravel Pit Allotment Association Site, which I believe, and I’m now a Trustee off, as we our a Registered Charity. The top soil has raised the level, we are currently waiting for the top soil to settle.

it was a lovely day, and I went for a quick walk with my new Wellington Boots!

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Community Allotments in the shire! - £24,000 has been secured from the Big Lottery Fund’s Local Food scheme

Friday, August 5th, 2011

I’m not sure, if I had, told many people, because I had a “gagging order”, but now I can say, “We are delighted to announce that a grant of almost £24,000 has been secured from the Big Lottery Fund’s Local Food scheme and we can now begin to action the plans for community allotments in the village……”

read more here at the Gravel Pit Allotments Website

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Welcome to my New Secret Garden

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Lets say the magic word - “Herbidacious”, and welcome to my New Secret Garden …

           Entrance to my Secret Garden

I’m very fortunate, I’ve been after some land, to grow vegetables on for a while, we still await the outcome of funding for our local allotment association.

A neighbour in the hamlet has kindly agreeded to let me have part of the garden to cultivate and grow vegetables, because the garden is very large and it’s too much for them to maintain. This area of the garden used to be culivated and used as a vegetable plot, 10 years ago.

I’m very excited, don’t know, when I’ll find the time, but it’s very close to where I live. It’s going to be a lot of work, but follow the journey here, it starts now…but well worth it I’m sure.

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Gravel Pit Allotments Association

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

Gravel Pit Allotments Association Home Page

Gravel Pit Allotments Association Home Page

I’ve been a bit busy recently with the development of a new website for the newly formed Allotment Association in my parish. The allotment association calls itself Gravel Pit Allotments Association because it’s hoped the site will be developed on a field called Gravel Pit field. You can read what we’ve all been up to here on the website Gravel Pit Allotments Association.

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