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If I had a shiny new pound for every person who has said to me, “Remember last year? We were all swanning around in shorts in March” I would be well on my way towards buying myself a very handsome dinner. This March, I look out of my window and there are flurries of snow whipping...
yourself an allotment.Aaah...the space to indulge your quiet fantasies of cascades of cauliflowers, orgies of onions, buckets of beetroot and pantechnicons of potatoes. Maybe even a peaceful shed with primus stove and a battered armchair.However, in order
garden won’t fit that comfortably on your average allotment. It is possible if your local committee is broad minded and doesn’t mind you planting trees. You need about 140 sqm of free space. Also forest gardening is not in any way instant and is probably
afternoon of things: one near me is the village of Sulgrave in Northamptonshire. For the modest entry fee of £4.00 (children free) you get to visit seven gardens including the Herb Society Garden and the village allotments. There is also a garden that I have