To reduce problems with our gate locks we oil them on a regular basis (if we remember) -
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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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all events cancelled due to the current situation.
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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 Dated 18.09.2020
September on Your Plot
Things to be doing during September:
Leave asparagus foliage until it goes brown to build up the plant for next year
Watch out for blight on potatoes and tomatoes.
Protect autumn raspberries from the birds with netting.
Cut down fruited canes of summer raspberries and blackberries and tie in new stems for next year.
Prune stone fruit trees -
Watering, watering, …. Remember it’s the roots that need the water not the leaves.
Wait for onion leaves to fall over naturally then lift and leave to dry outside or in out of rain.
After clearing crops don’t leave bare soil. Cover with compost/manure or sow green manure.
Earth up celery to blanch stems.
If it stays dry -
A Which? trial indicated that onion sets are best planted just below the surface without the tips
Just time to sow spinach, spring onions, winter lettuce and other salad crops
Protect late sown carrots against carrot fly -
We are very sad to announce that our Chairman for many years, Martin Blatt, has just passed away. More extensive information will follow.
The UK ban on blue Metaldehyde has been over-
We no longer stock Metaldehyde pellets.