To reduce problems with our gate locks we oil them on a regular basis (if we remember) -
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THE ASSOCIATION SHOP
Open 9 AM to Noon on Saturdays only
As previously mentioned -
The gates leading to Jessops also need attention. This is on the work list.
The realignment of the gates at Station Road is still in the development stage -
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part in our Social activities and to purchase items from
If interested come to the shop in Eddington Lane
Stay at least 2 metres apart at all times when on site
The UK ban on blue Metaldehyde has been over-
We no longer stock Metaldehyde pellets.
Look out for early signs of Blight
Watch out for the signs of Blight on tomatoes and potatoes.
We have had a report from a plot holder that he has had to
deal with an early case of blight. (See photo opposite)
News Items Last Updated 29th December 2020
THE SHOP WILL RE-
MAKE SURE BONFIRES ARE COMPLETELY OUT BEFORE LEAVING YOUR PLOT
David was called out by the Fire Brigade recently because of a fire that had been left unattended
before it was fully extinguished.
Please ensure that any bonfire you may have had is FULLY OUT before leaving your plot
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UPCOMING EVENTS CALENDAR
all events cancelled due to the current situation.
SEED ORDERS -
As the Shop is closed you can email orders to: canHBAGAhelp@mail.com
If you would like a catalogue then use the contact email above.
Orders are taking much longer to arrive than usual due to the current situation.
Jobs for Jan/Feb
Mulch bare soil if not already done.
Sow tomatoes for later growing under cover (too early for outside crops).
Prune apples and pears -
Prune gooseberries, red/white currants -
Prune blackcurrants -
Feed fruit bushes with potash.
Obtain and chit seed potatoes (lay out in light cool place).
Force rhubarb by covering some roots with straw plus a large bucket.
Cover top/front of peach and similar trees grown against a wall with plastic to protect against leaf curl.
Remove remains of previous crops to discourage slugs.
Cover some ground with plastic to protect from (more) rain and to warm up for early sowing.
Time to apply lime if needed-
Start serious early sowing inside in February.
You don’t have to dig -
Add lime if necessary to reduce soil acidity (Brussels sprouts etc)
Cauliflower (early summer) -
Editions of the quarterly magazine “Grass Roots” can be viewed by clicking the link below.
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THE SHOP IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.
WE ARE EXPECTING THE POTATOES AND SETS TO BE AVAILABLE SOON.
THE SHOP WILL THEN RE-
KEEP WATCHING THIS WEBSITE FOR DETAILS.
Any advance orders for potato’s etc, can still be ordered direct to David, or through this website for delivery when in stock and the shop subsequently re-
Website contact/ Order details can also be sent to : canHBAGAhelp@mail.com for David’s attention