Monthly Archives: October 2017

SiT Community Allotment Taster Day S22/10 10-14 – presented by Southend in Transition

Southend in Transition Community Allotment
(entrance to allotments off Hamstel Road – Garon’s end – opposite fish and chips Plaice to Be)

Where you can learn how to grow food, look after your garden, take fresh produce home, meet new people over a shared meal and exchange ideas on how to help the community thrive.

Taster Days – Volunteers and public welcome

Sun 22/10 10-14

Gardening. Strawberries potting up, filling raised beds with soil, seed saving.

11:30 tea and short tour of the plots
13:00 lunch

Come in anytime for a cup of tea

Sat 11/11 10-14

Regular gardening session.

Other events locally:

Transition Drinks – 26/10 Thur 19:00 Olde Trout Tavern

Repair Café October and Fixfest write up.

Community Fayre 21/10 10:30-13:00, Nazareth House

Southend Soup 4/11 Sat 14-17, Project 49

Learning opportunities

Compost making

Wise watering

Soil fertility



water catchment and storage

Tool shed

Potting table

Materials storage

Starting new plot – digging

Visit us to plant, catch the sun, grow, water, sit, enjoy, drink tea or just chat.

How you can help?

  • donate tools (even if broken as we might be able to fix them)
  • donate seed
  • donate your time – volunteer occasionally or on a regular basis
  • leave us a review here (thank you Louise) and here

Where is it?

Click to find our little plot off Hamstel Road. Link to MAP

Past days

Can there be too much cake?

Sunny Sunday plot gathering

Kind Regards

Kamil Pachalko

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