• The East Ward Allotment Association AGM will be held on the 30th September from 10-11 in the shop. We will be voting on a rent increase from £21 to £25 per year (full rates, concessions will still be available), t […]

  • Dear All,

    It’s that time again! The Annual General Meeting of the Allotment Association will be held on Sunday 30th September, at 10 am in the Allotment Shop. We are proposing a small rent rise to cover […]

  • claref wrote a new post, Site maintenance 1 month ago

    We have had requests in the past for lists of jobs for people keen to help out but not able to get to our work parties. So, if you are up for a bit of extra activity beyond your own plot, please do cut back the […]

  • Message from Paul Colmer:

    Now that the harvest on my farm is over I am starting manure deliveries to the Allotments again. Conditions are at present excellent following the dry summer so a good time to get it […]

  • We were very sorry to hear that Bob Vranges passed away recently. Mr and Mrs Vranges have held their immaculate plot for many many years, and it can be seen above. Our sympathy and best wishes to the Vranges […]

  • claref wrote a new post, bonfires 1 month, 1 week ago

    Now that we have had some rain, with more expected from tomorrow, bonfire rules return to normal (ie, fires are permitted after 6pm or dusk if sooner, and not on Sundays). Plotholders must ensure that fires are […]

  • We have a shiny new gate, plus new fence at our woodchip gate! We are grateful to the City Council for tidying up the frontage in this way. We are not planning on locking the gate at present, but as with the shop […]

  • If you happen to have more fruit than you can eat, get in touch with Graham at iScream in the covered market who will make some icecream with it and give you back a share of the deliciousness. You can email him on […]

  • In view of the very dry conditions on site at the moment, we have taken the decision to ban all fires for the time being. In the past smouldering fires have spread in dry weathers, destroying sheds and crops as […]

  • We have updated our cultivation guidelines to show how we inspect the plots, and what our next steps are for under used plots. There are a number of plots on site which are not being used effectively and we will […]

  • Thank you to all who brought plants to swap or who made a contribution to Garden Organic – we raised £11. There was a wide range of swaps going on, including cucumbers, tomatoes, Brussel sprouts, cabbages, […]

  • Plot inspections will be taking place at the end of this week, and we will be looking to re-let those plots that are not being used according to the rules, unless we have heard from you and agreed to extend the […]

  • As you know, the new data protection regulations come into force this week. As we are renting out plots to our members, we are entitled to hold contact information for our records. We do not pass this information […]

  • 2nd Oxford Cubs (based in Ridgefield Rd) want to do their gardening badge but they need somewhere to do some gardening. They’d like to volunteer their time between 6.30-8pm on these dates:  30/4, 21/5, 11/6, […]

  • Andy Howard of the Heritage Fruit Tree Company will be visiting East Ward on Sunday 8th of April. He will be giving a free advice/talk session from 10 til 11, and selling plants and accessories 11 til 12. A s […]

  • We will have a workparty on  Saturday 7th April, for a spring tidy up of the site. We are planning to deal mainly with litter and brambles, so please bring gloves, secateurs, wheelbarrows, etc. Please come if you […]

  • Come and buy your potatoes, onions, seeds, garlic, and have a chat with the people who are about to become our neighbours on the site behind the shop. As it’s the first week of March, we will now be open 10 til 12!

  • We will have potatoes in stock in the shop from this Sunday. If however you want to buy all kinds of fancy ones, the Pennard Plants Potato Fair (organised in conjunction with Oxford and District Federation of […]

  • Children’s activities including a treasure hunt, plus stalls and guided walks at the nature reserve adjoining the allotments:

    Poster Spring open day 2018-1

  • We have received a grant from the council to put in a few extra taps and waterbutts in between the ones we have. Currently there is an exploratory trench open on the top road (Howard St end). It is safely fenced […]

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