Keeping rats at bay

Keeping rats at bay

The brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) is a very common pest and lives wherever humans live, particularly in urban areas. It is probably impossible/unrealistic to suggest that rats can be excluded…

Ponds

Ponds

There is some value to having ponds on an allotment. Not only can a pond be an attractive feature, with water-loving plants growing in it, but it can also attract…

Sheds

Sheds

Sheds are no longer provided by the Council or the Allotment Assocation. However, tenants are normally allowed to install a shed on their plot. Tenants should consult their field rep…

Bonfires

Bonfires

Bonfires are only allowed on our allotment sites  between 1st November through to the end of February. If at all possible plotholders should avoid bonfires on individual plots and we…

Plastics Strategy

Plastics Strategy

Use of plastics on our allotments is discouraged but it is not always easy to find alternatives. H&DAA Plastics Strategy looks at how we can try to reduce, reuse, recycle.…

Plastics Strategy Poster

Plastics Strategy Poster

In conjunction with the H&DAA Plastics Strategy, there are some simple steps to follow to begin reducing plastics use on our allotments.