Andy Howard of the Heritage Fruit Tree Company will be running Winter Pruning + Grafting Training Courses 20th and 21st Jan, 3rd and 4th Feb. More details here: Dear Fruit Lover .
O&DFAA (Oxford and District Federation of Allotment Associations) will be holding its 1st POTATO FAIR in conjunction with Pennard Potatoes. On Thursday 22nd February, from 2pm – 7pm at West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Road. Admission FREE, All welcome (Parking is very limited on site. Botley
All welcome at the Donnington Arms, on the corner of Howard St and Silver Road. Sunday 17th December from 6.30pm.
The Urban Wildlife Group have rehomed some slow-worms on their site, so we are likely to see them on the allotments. These are NOT snakes – they are a type of legless lizard. They are protected under UK law, so
As the skip we ordered for the work party was mysteriously full to the brim within half a day, we will be having it collected this week and another one delivered to try and meet demand. The space in this
Many thanks to everyone who came along and helped clear various areas around site this chilly/damp weekend! One or two people have said they will come down during the week and do a bit more clearance in woodchip car park,
Please come and join us for one or both work parties this weekend! We will be tidying the car parks, cutting back brambles, generally sprucing the site up and maybe even clearing out the shop gutters, on Saturday 11th and
2017 poster chris bird-1 You are invited to an O&DFAA TALK: Companion Planting: How does it work? Ideas to try on your allotment or in the garden by Chris Bird, M. Hort (RHS) Lecturer in Horticulture Sparsholt College, Hampshire
This autumns’ work parties will be on the 11th and 12th of November, from 10 til 12. Committee members will be on hand with jobs to do, tea and biscuits. Please bring tools, gloves etc. More details will be available
It’s been a good year for apples and pears, quince too. (Not so great for plums and gages due to a couple of very hard late frosts). We will be getting out the apple presses again on 8th October at