Allotments opening for the National Garden Scheme

Littleover Lane Allotments, Derbyshire

A quiet oasis just off Derby’s Outer Ring Road, hidden away in a residential area. A private site of nearly 12 acres, established in 1920, cultivated in a variety of ways, inc organic, no dig and potager style. Come and chat with plot holders about their edibles and ornamentals. Many exotic and Heritage varieties cultivated. Later in the year produce can be available to sample. Opens Sunday 8th September.

Skool Beanz Children's Allotment, Somerset

Skool Beanz children’s gardening club was created by Lara Honnor to encourage children to enjoy gardening. The allotment has a huge cut flower dahila bed, vegetable area, fruit trees and bushes, a rainwater collecting station, ‘Muddy Buddy’ compost heap, quiet wildlife garden, secret den, polytunnel and plenty of seating and tables for upcycling garden arts & crafts. Opens Sunday 15th September.

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