Some great tips inside from our allotment society experts.
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
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
water catchment and 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?
Email UNSUBSCRIBE to stop receiving updates for the plot.
On a lovely Saturday morning the crew and community got together to chat, work and eat cake, lots of cake:)
Gallery below for your enjoyment.
It was great to see regular faces and new visitors and how their confidence has grown in time to get stuck in the jobs at hand or just enjoy each others company and cake, lots of cake.