Allotment News October 2016

An evening of entertainment

On Wednesday 26th October at 7pm at Kettering library you can experience an exhilarating evening’s entertainment. Russell Attwood will be performing his celebrated presentation on pumpkins and other amazing vegetables. Tickets only cost £5 and all proceeds go to a very good cause – the library projects to encourage children to read.

Comments from those who have seen Russell’s show in the past:

  • “an unexpected pleasure”
  • “a show like no other”

Learn how to carve your pumpkins like this..


More complaints about bonfires

We have had more complaints about bonfires – both at Margaret Road and Northfield Avenue fields. If you have a bonfire that produces smoke nuisance you will be subject to our disciplinary policy and may be prosecuted by the Environment Agency. See our previous advice in the September newsletter and avoid bonfires. For more detail, see our website advice on bonfires

2017 Seed potato catalogue from London Road shop in Kettering

Click on the links below for a pdf of the list and catalogue from this shop:-



Moved house or changed phone number?

Please keep us informed of your contact details. If we do not have up-to-date details we cannot contact you with important information, for example, the rent reminders for 2017.

Do you use Biochar?

Some of our members have been trying Biochar. This is an interesting idea using charcoal to improve the soil that was used many years ago in the Amazon rainforest. If you have used biochar please let us know your experiences. Meanwhile, enjoy this picture of a pumpkin patch on a Scott Road plot.


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