Gardners Wall

NRAA Members have been provided with a Gardening Wall to publish their tips, tricks and experience of allotmenteering.

Application for Associate Membership

In celebration of the Associations 70 th year there shall be a new class of member "An Associate Member" An associate member must be affiliated to a Full Member or the Association as a whole. They shall pay an annual membership fee and insurance levy and may sit on the committee in any position other than Chair (the total number of Associate member...
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Application for a Plot

If you would like to apply for a plot on the site please complete the attached form and return it to the Secretary Janey Winter 7 Arbury Avenue, Bedworth.  File Name: NRAA-Membership-Application-Form File Size: 80 kb Download File
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Halloween 2018

Halloween at Newdigate Road Allotment Association Chalet. Our first Halloween party for children. Many thanks to Vicki Rymell, who was very patiently carved pumpkins with the partygoers, Raynor Goddard, who was amazing at face painting and Maggie Coupland for making some cupcakes, with no evidence left that they were there at all. All partygoers ver...
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Blackcurrant Bushes

​If you have blackcurrant bushes Monty Don says cut out the old wood in the Autumn and over the space of three years the bush will have replaced itself.
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Hedge Trimming

On Friday 6th October Arthur was cutting the hedges with a Ryobi Hedge Cutter when after 90 minutes he stopped for a break.  During the coffee break we noticed the council were trimming the bushes off Arbury Avenue next to us. An approach to the tractor driver secured his services.
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Pond Reclamation

Now that the frogs have moved on we had chance to clear out the pond of all the invasive bull rushes that had taken over the wildlife pond.   Perhaps we will see the ducks returning. Thanks to Arthur's gang again. :-)
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A - Z planting guide

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Crop Rotation

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Planting Peas & Pumpkins

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Planting Potatoes

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​You can download a pdf version of this guide here - Planting Potatoes

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Ability Garden - 12th May 2012

 

The Ability Garden was officially opened on 12th May 2012

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Butterfly

I was cleaning out the shed on my plot on Saturday afternoon when I found a butterfly I didn't realise this was possible. Apparently they can live three to four years and will quite happily over winter in a location that is frost free.

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Potassium Loving Plants

Plants that love potassium - throw your banana skins at the base of the plant and allow to rot naturally

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Black Spot on Rose leaves

Apparently a cure for this is 2 teaspoons of Epsom Salts in a gallon of water sprayed twice a year.

 

 

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