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Useful Growing Information

Plot surveys

Plot surveys help the RAA ensure we meet the site lease requirements, and identify health and safety issues.  Surveyors are volunteer plotholders,  and the surveys are managed by the membership team.

Click here for the latest survey notice 


Old pallets are great for construction on your allotment,   but they are not all safe for use.  

Click here for pallet codes to identify the unsafe ones


Composting is a good way to recycle food waste and plant material from your plot.

Click here for composting advice

No Dig

Charles Dowding is the guru of the No Dig method of cultivation. Click here for link to his blogs and website.

Slug control

It's very upsetting when your newly planted seedlings are eaten by slugs

Click here for information about slug and snail control

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