Here are some photos from May in the allotment. April blossom has started to fruit!
April in the Allotment
Some photos from April in the Allotment. A beautiful time of year with all the different blossom!
March Recipe – Salmon and sorrel sauce
Saumon à l’oseille is a popular French dish served in bistros across the country at this time of year when sorrel is...
September in the Allotment
Here are some photographs from the allotment taken in September.
August in the Allotment
Here are some photographs from the allotment during August.
Banstead Summer Show
The Banstead Horticultural Society’s Summer Show was held on Saturday 24th July and was a huge success, bringing out a...
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....
BHS 2020 Autumn Show
Defying coronavirus – Smitham Allotments exhibit at a successful flower and vegetable show in Banstead
Against all the odds the Banstead Horticultural Society 2020 Autumn Show was held on the 12th September at the Community Hall.
Hedgehog in the allotment
Dave Warren has spotted a new addition to our allotment wildlife. Hedgehogs are getting increasingly rare so it’s...
This is one of the many slow worms who live in our compost bin on the allotment, photographed in July 2019. They enjoy...
Keep calm and carry on digging!
Having an allotment in these difficult times means we are doubly blessed. Not only do we still have an abundance of...
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.
Kale is very fashionable these days but curly kale crops well, and early, tastes sweeter, and looks great!