Enrol as an associate member for £1-
part in our Social activities and to purchase items from
our shop at weekends
If interested come to the shop at Eddington Lane
Between 9 AM & Mid day on Saturday or Sunday
To reduce problems with our gate locks we oil them on a regular basis (if we remember) -
LINKS TO DETAILS
Editions of the quarterly magazine “Grass Roots” can be viewed by clicking the link below.
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The UK ban on blue metaldehyde has been over-
We no longer stock metaldehyde pellets.
BROWNS seed catalogues are now in the Shop. An early order would be appreciated for quick delivery with a maximum discount. If you have latest catalogue then order here.
Plot rents are due now and must be paid by the end of January.
They should be paid in the shop (by cash or cheque).
Payment by BACS is possible -
Associate’s should also update their annual membership
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 -
Thanks to RHS and WHICH?
UPCOMING EVENTS CALENDAR
Feb : Committee Meeting
Jan: Burns Night: start 6-
May : TBA
Mar: Brick Lane Trip
Our bulk supply of potatoes and sets is now in stock. The potatoes mainly come in bags of 2½kg -
Orders from both our main seed suppliers can be placed throughout the season -
The Shop is open every Saturday/Sunday -
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 -
With sadness we have to report the recent death of Charlie Martin who had a plot on Eddington for around 15 years. He will certainly be missed
Our condolences to his family.
Another sad piece of news -
Her funeral will be later this month.
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