Probably the best allotments in England
Smitham Allotments Society is a self-managed site in Chipstead Valley in the south of the London Borough of Croydon.
By now you should have the allotment manured and dug and ready for planting. This is the month for potatoes and brassicas. Most of us have already planted the first earlies but by the end of April all the potatoes should be in the ground …
Autumn Fair 2022
Congratulations to Ann Shore and Ramon Farooki for their entries in yesterday's autumn fair.There were only two blue ribbons awarded, Ramon got one for his cabbages and Ann got one for the Harvest Festival exhibit. Ramon won the vegetable cup.Well done to both!
Autumn in the Allotment 2022
Autumn allotment photos by Gil Ben-Ari
August in the Allotment 2022
Two months of drought have resulted in lower yields and smaller veg this summer but the figs and grapes are the best for many years.
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