Jobs for the Month

Jobs for the Month

July 2020 By July, most of the initial sowing and planting will have been done, so the monthly tasks are mainly about managing the plants as they grow, feeding them…

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,…

Special Plant Nursery courses

Special Plants Nursery Gardening Courses The following gardening courses which may be of interest to allotment gardeners are being held at a commercial nursery near Bath. Contact the nursery for…