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SPAA celebrates 10th birthday with a BBQ party

SPAA celebrates 10th birthday with a BBQ party

Plot holders gathered for a BBQ Party at the Calico Field site, on the evening of Saturday 24th July 2021, to celebrate TEN years of successfully growing and harvesting fruit and veg across the Allotments. Founded in 2011 by an intrepid group of enthusiastic local 

SPAA working group completes a big spring tidy-up

SPAA working group completes a big spring tidy-up

A group of plot-holders spent a busy morning on 22nd May giving the communal areas of the Allotment a big spring tidy-up. Paths were mown, the polytunnel was swept and weeded and a major effort was put into clearing the significant growth across the plot 

SPAA celebrates TEN years

SPAA celebrates TEN years

This week the Swallowfield Parish Allotment Association celebrates TEN years since it was opened to plotters. This photo shows the main organisers of SPAA who worked so hard to get the Allotments set up – l to r (back row) Reg Granados, Terry Trinder and 

Spring 2021 arrives at the Allotment

Spring 2021 arrives at the Allotment

Spring 2021 has arrived at the Swallowfield Allotment! There is a buzz of activity as plotters clear away the winter debris from their plots, dig over the ground and spread out manure across the beds. Buds are appearing on the fruit trees and brightly coloured 

SPAA Open Day 2019 shows the allotments bursting with fruit & veg

SPAA Open Day 2019 shows the allotments bursting with fruit & veg

The SPAA Open Day in 2019 was bursting with our fruit & veg

RHS launch Planet-Friendly garden campaign

The RHS has launched a Planet-Friendly garden campaign which will be of value to all gardeners. How many of these are you doing? The campaign includes ten easy gardening tasks which will make a real difference to the environment and biodiversity. Tasks¬†include growing fruit, vegetables 

SPAA to celebrate 10 years with a BBQ Birthday Party

On Saturday 24th July 2021, SPAA will be celebrating its TENTH Birthday with a BBQ Party at the Calico site from 5pm to 7pm. Following TEN years of successfully growing fruit and veg, the plot-holders and their families will gather to enjoy a BBQ, a