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What to do now
A Month by month guide of how to get the most out of your plot
Colchester Avenue Allotments Association runs a 323 plot site situated off Hammond Way in Penylan, Cardiff.
We are a self regulated association under Cardiff County Council.
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June… 1 Things to do outdoors: Sweetcorn planted in blocks (see May’s guide for more info on planting in blocks). Plant out summer cauliflowers, courgettes, pumpkins, artichokes. Sow outdoors beetroot other leafy lettuce crops, try to sow in a slightly shady area as full sun can create a bitter taste. Thin out carrots to avoid over[…]
It’s starting to get busy on the allotment as May breaks. The first month of summer and as the weather is really starting to warm up and there is loads to do in preparation for the summer ahead. May can easily catch us out with is variable weather, from mini-droughts and heatwaves to frosts so it’s[…]
Spring Editorial Roger Williams has stood down as Site Secretary after 15 years of outstanding and selfless work. As a small token of appreciation we had a whip-round for him. Roger is a steam engine buff, so we secured two tickets for Gina and himself to take a trip on the newly refurbished Flying Scotsman,[…]