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RAA winter

As things turn cold we feature winter photographs of the allotments in our gallery, taken at Rosendale Allotments by Suzanne Jansen. If you have any photos, news or stories you’d like to share please contact us.

Autumn/winter tips

Although there are some very hardy, dedicated plotholders out there, many of us become less frequent visitors to our plots during the colder months. Here are some quick but essential autumn and winter jobs to ensure your plots are in

Stores hibernation

The Stores are closed for the the late Autumn/Winter. We will open again at the beginning of February (to be confirmed) with the ever popular seed potatoes in stock!

Get organic, get rotten…

…Get composting!: Adding organic matter through composting is the best way to improve your Rosendale allotment’s heavy (but potentially very fertile) clay soil. Why compost?: The joy of composting is that waste material can be turned into something extremely valuable

BBQ

The annual barbeque will be on Sunday 15 September from 1pm onwards. Always a great RAA event, this is an opportunity to come along to talk, share, feast and fest with other RAA members. Some food (mostly for the barbecue)