Jobs for the Month

Jobs for the Month

June 2024 Vegetables Continue to earth up potatoes when shoots are approx. 20cm tall to stop tubers turning green. Towards the end of the month early potatoes may be ready…

Caring for Trees courses 2024

Caring for Trees courses 2024

Orchard Learning Programme for 2024 Orchard Learning courses are all run by Horfield Organic Community Orchard (HOCO) on our Golden Hill allotment site. The course fees are discounted for H&DAA…

Wildlife Survey

Wildlife Survey

Want to share in study of local wildlife?       One thing that I have been enjoying during my lockdown is the opportunity to observe the flora and fauna in our…

Allotment Safety

Allotment Safety

Owing to Coronavirus and the Covid-19 disease that it spreads, H&DAA are keen to emphasise the basic safety rules that should be followed in line with Government advice: Use hand…

Bee Swarms Explained

Bee Swarms Explained

What causes bees to swarm? Swarming is the honey bee’s natural way of reproducing a colony. When an existing bee colony becomes too large for the current hive or site,…