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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 September

Gardening Diary September

September is potato time! Up until now most lifting of potatoes has been for immediate or short-term use but this month all the remaining potatoes are lifted and stored in a frost-free place. Properly stored they should last until the spring. I find that waxy late main-crop such as Pink Fir Apple last until the new seasons first earlies can be harvested in June! …

Banstead Summer Show

Banstead Summer Show

The Banstead Horticultural Society’s Summer Show was held on Saturday 24th July and was a huge success, bringing out a record number of exhibitors and visitors, including the mayor of Banstead. It was joined by Caterham Horticultural Society, whose normal venue is...

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It’s that time of year again

It’s that time of year again

Welcome back, everybody! Thanks from us all to Barbara for organising a delivery of compost which arrived yesterday. This fortuitously coincided with a long-awaited change in weather, and the warmth and sunshine has brought many of us back to our plots in readiness...

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