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Allotment etiquette

Taken on a new allotment? Discover the unwritten rules of allotment etiquette, in our guide.

Taking on a new allotment is an exciting and life-changing experience. It’s your own patch of land to nurture, grow food and connect with wildlife. However, it’s also a communal space, and to get the best from your allotment it pays to consider the site rules, as well as the (often unmentioned) expectations of fellow plot holders.

Find out more about allotment etiquette, below.

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