Kitchen Garden

THE CULTIVATED PLOT: PAYBACK TIME

What is an allotment for? I’ve been pondering that question ever since my wife, Sally, and I began to wrestle back from nature our overgrown 600 square metre plot late in 2017. Opinions differ quite widely, even on a small site like ours. I mentioned earlier in the series that one plot holder let it be known that we and neighbour, Simon, hadn’t got a clue what we were doing and, most wounding of all, were all over 70! From what I can tell, he cuts his grass and has a lot of bonfires and that’s

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