Tips on starting an allotment

How to start an allotment

So you're thinking about starting an allotment, don't know where to begin? It can be a daunting task but don't worry we're here to help! Here's a few quick tips on how to get started.

Tips for choosing an allotment

Your allotment should:

  •   Be close to home
  •  Near a water source
  •  Surrounded by developed plots to reduce weed problems

You've been lucky enough to get a plot, where do you start?

The first thing to do, before even thinking of digging anything up, is to make a realistic plan of what you want to grow and what you want to achieve within a year or two. Make a crop rotation plan to get the best out of your plot. Done that already? Let's get to it then!

Growing on your allotment

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