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Summer days on the plot Sat 8th June

A great day on the plot as can be expected.  Alex finished the closing raised bed construction while Kerry diligently saw to the direct station watering.  Lea got right in there on her first full plot experience and took charge of transforming the new ‘in orchard veg bed’.  Fi and Tilly over saw the greenhouse general tidying and pottering, while I tidied the paths and mowed the lawn including the new orchard lawn which is more weeds than grass currently but with continued mowing, as with our other lawns have proved,  will be nice grass eventually.

A delicious shared potluck healthy lunch, and a toast to friends absent, Kamil and Alitja and Nella enjoying a well earned few weeks holiday in a scorching Poland.

Please enjoy the photos and you may notice a marked quality improvement with an expert photographer and graphics designer on the team, thanks Lea.

 

Thanks for your interest.  Please find our Southend in Transition community allotment FB page for details on upcoming events.

Southmenders repair Cafe–  Shoebury Hub Saturday 29th of June

Supporting Southend Extinction Rebellion

We are getting there every day in every little way!

 

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Taster Day – Sat 08/06 11-15 – Southend in Transition – Community Allotment

Taster Day – Sat 08/06 11-15

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

Taster Day – Sat 08/06 11-15
A glorious day at the plot with some weeding, watering, DIY to build raised bed and storage and of course a shared meal.

Taster Day – Sun 23/06 11-15

The plot is blooming so lots of hands will make it even more productive and beatiful.

Taster Day – Thu 27/06 11-15

With volunteers from a company we will be cracking on with improvements to the plot. Anyone is welcome to help out.

Past days

Big Dig April 2019

26/03 Good company on the plot

Other events and groups:

Think Global/Drink Local – 26/06 Wed 19:00 Railway Hotel pop in for THE community social meet up, open to all groups and individuals interested in local community and sustainability

Repair Cafe sign up and look out for more

Children in Permaculture International Conference 2019 8/07 9:30-17:30

Regular opportunities:

Vacant plots on the main Southend East site available. Contact Dave on 07801355630 Well stocked trade hut.

Amazing World and Life Changing Books Selection – Fundraiser for SiT

TonyWagstaff.uk or 07766727266

Earthangel Allotment School, Mendip Wildlife Gardens, St Laurence Orchard Work Days – Trust Links, Community Tree Nursery

Learning opportunities

Compost making

Wise watering

Soil fertility

Weeding

DIY

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 and here

Where is it?

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

Kind Regards

Kamil Pachalko

07411457259

Southend in Transition

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Good company on the plot

The weather has been changing from session to session but it is great to see the plot blooming with the warmer weather.

Lots of visitors such as the robin flying around and walking the beds looking for worms we might have dug up.

Today we worked with Krishna on the raised beds in the corner of the plot, Kacper, Vida and Sally Ann filled it with waste work wood covered with coffee and soil. Natasha cleared the space under the willow dome and fed the potatoes, Fiona watered the poor little trees and looked after the greenhouse, Susan and Linda planted and weeded, and weeded some more. Kids made an impressive ecosystem for the snail:) Austin watered the bed and his trousers while Alicja and Nicola fed us some healthy grub, Geoff and Kerry weeded and earth’s up the potatoes, cut down some comfrey, Alfie watered and fed the plants with the spent coffee. Busy and happy indeed. Oh and we had peach Ice cream🍨

Taster Day – Sun 26/05 11-15 – Southend in Transition – Community Allotment

Taster Day – Sun 26/05 11-15

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

Taster Day – Sun 26/05 11-15
A glorious day at the plot with some weeding, watering, DIY to build raised bed and storage and of course a shared meal.

Taster Day – Sat 08/06 11-15

The plot is blooming so lots of hands will make it even more productive and beatiful.
Past days

Big Dig April 2019

Easter Egg Hunt 2019

Other events and groups:

Think Global/Drink Local – 29/05 Wed 19:00 Railway Hotel pop in for THE community social meet up, open to all groups and individuals interested in local community and sustainability

Repair Cafe SUN, 19 MAY 14:00 Railway repairs 2

Coastal Foraging Springtime 25/05 10:30 – 15:30

Southend Soup – Rainbow Soup! 1/06 14-17

Children in Permaculture International Conference 2019 8/07 9:30-17:30

Regular opportunities:

Vacant plots on the main Southend East site available. Contact Dave on 07801355630 Well stocked trade hut.

Amazing World and Life Changing Books Selection – Fundraiser for SiT

TonyWagstaff.uk or 07766727266

Earthangel Allotment School, Mendip Wildlife Gardens, St Laurence Orchard Work Days – Trust Links, Community Tree Nursery

Learning opportunities

Compost making

Wise watering

Soil fertility

Weeding

DIY

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 and here

Where is it?

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

Kind Regards

Kamil Pachalko

07411457259

Southend in Transition

Email UNSUBSCRIBE to stop receiving updates for the plot