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.

 

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Gardening Diary

Gardening Diary February

Gardening Diary February

Following a relatively mild January, Ian Curry’s forecast is in line with folklore and he predicts a cold February for Chipstead Valley. However the days are lengthening and spring is not far away so we can at least start sewing seed in the greenhouse (or indoors) …

Early globe artichoke

Early globe artichoke

This is incredible! A globe artichoke where the winter has been so mild and wet that the seeds have germinated in the dead flower.

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Autumn Show

Autumn Show

Banstead Horticultural Society invited us to enter exhibits in their Autumn Show this year. We were delighted to be able to make a strong contribution to a highly successful event.

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Curly Kale

Curly Kale

Kale is very fashionable these days but curly kale crops well, and early, tastes sweeter, and looks great!

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