Plot specific questions


When can I have a fire?

 Bonfires are permitted on allotments/plots. However, there are strict rules regarding bonfires which must be adhered to.

Allotment Rule 6.2 Bonfires are only permitted during the months of March and November for the burning of diseased plant material. Fires should not be allowed to cause a nuisance to neighbouring residents and under no circumstances should be left unattended. Where local circumstances necessitate, bonfires may not be permitted at any time

Can I erect a polytunnel?

A polytunnel may not be erected without the prior permission of the Association and may not exceed 20’ x 10’ (6m x 3m). 

Can I use a hosepipe on my plot?

 Hosepipes are only permitted to fill water containers (NOTE Excluding the 1000l containers.) Tenants must not water crops directly from a hosepipe. If you are found doing so, you can lose your tenancy.  

How do I make compost?

Click the button below to find out how to make compost. 

Can I compost bindweed?

According to Monty Don you can compost the green top but do NOT compost the roots. These should be burnt or well rotted down.