The sap is rising, the temperature is going up and many of us are beginning to think about growing our own fruit and veggies. Taking on an allotment single-handed might seem like a pretty big task for many of us, so we've been turning out attention to getting together and setting up a community allotment.
There's quite a lot to think about so we really need to get together to discuss how we can bring the idea into reality. Lots of issues have already come to mind ...
1) With a long waiting list for allotments how long will we have to wait to find a suitable plot?
2) We'll need public liability insurance - how much will that cost?
3) Talking of cost we obviously need tools which could set us back a bit although we might find people have tools surplus to their requirements which they would donate
4) What facilities will we need? Toilets? A shed? etc . etc.
We really need a few energetic and enthusiastic people to steer us through the early stages as well as gardeners who know what they are doing and novices who are keen to learn!
If you are interested in being involved at the beginning of this exciting new Castle Point project please get in touch through - firstname.lastname@example.org ,
By growing food in a community allotment we can share the work,
share the produce and share the fun!