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Association News - October 2017

2 October 2017

ALLOTMENT NEWS

RENT A PLOT

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Garden News - October 2017

2 October 2017

CAPEL ALLOTMENTS ASSOCIATION'S GUIDE TO GARDENING IN OCTOBER

 1977 to 2017 “We’ve been growing for 40 years”

E-mail capel.allotments@btinternet.com      www.capelallotments.co.uk

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Kings Seeds Visit 22 June 2017

25 September 2017

Kings Seeds Visit 22 June 2017 - Combined invites from the Garden Club and Allotments Association

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Show Entries Closed

29 August 2017

Thank you to everyone who has submitted their entries for the show this weekend.

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Association News - September 2017

27 August 2017

‘2017 FLOWER & PRODUCE SHOW’

Show Schedules are now available for the Capel St Mary Allotment Association's Annual Show which will take place on the weekend of 2nd & 3rd September in the Village Hall. Entries from non-members are welcome to what is one of the Region's best-supported Flower & Produce Shows. Once again, the Show will feature over 120 classes including produce, fruit, handicraft, cookery, photography, mammoth, novelty and children's classes. All sections are open for anyone to enter except the Capel Residents classes that are only open to those who grow flowers and produce in Capel. There is a Fruit section with separate classes for Apples and Pears, Blackberries, Raspberries and Plums. The Flower Arrangement classes will test creative skills and visitors to the Show always enjoy looking at many colourful exhibits. The Photography section is very popular and there are 4 classes, so early planning is advisable. The Cookery classes include some old favourites and jars of jam and preserves. Why not get the children started on the many different options .This year's Capel Allotments Association Annual Show is the 40th to be held, making it one of the longest established Shows from around the Region. Admission is free to members of the public on both days from 11am. Show Schedules are available from the "Hut" at the Association's Allotment Site in Pound Lane, Capel, or from the Show Secretary.

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Garden News - September 2017

27 August 2017

CAPEL ALLOTMENTS ASSOCIATION'S

GUIDE TO GARDENING ~ SEPTEMBER

1977 to 2017 “We’ve been growing for 40 years”

www.capelallotments.co.uk

Onion Sets and Spring Bulbs - Cut down uncultivated areas and spray regrowth with Bio Glyphosate (100ml £1) ready for next season. Scatter slug pellets (835g £2). Water plants thoroughly in dry weather, do not waste time & water by indiscriminate spraying. Feed containers weekly with Maxicrop liquid feed (£2.50ltr) . Stock up with lumpwood charcoal (12kg now only £9) for those late summer barbecues.

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Best Kept Allotment - 2017

14 August 2017

The results for the 2017 Best Kept Allotment are in and the winners list is available on "The Show" page (click here)

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Garden News - August 2017

2 August 2017

Hoe weekly to stop weed seeds germinating. Cut down uncultivated areas and spray re-growth with Bio Glyphosate (100ml £1) ready for next season. Scatter slug pellets (845g £2). Apply path weed killer (£1.20 a sachet). Water plants thoroughly, do not waste time & water by indiscriminate spraying. Top-dress containers with horticultural 4mm grit (£5). Feed weekly with Maxicrop (£2.50 ltr) or Phostrogen (160 can £4.30). If going on holiday arrange for a friend to water plants in containers, frames, greenhouse, outdoor tomatoes, marrow's, courgettes & cucumbers. Tell them to pick ALL sweet peas, courgettes, french & runner beans as these will stop producing if left on the plant. Stock up with ‘Restaurant Quality’ lump wood charcoal (12kg £9) for those impromptu barbecues.

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Association News - August 2017

2 August 2017

2017 FLOWER & PRODUCE SHOW

Show Schedules are now available for the Capel St Mary Allotment Association's Annual Show which will take place on the weekend of 2nd & 3rd September in the Village Hall. Entries from non-members are welcome to what is one of the Region's best-supported Flower & Produce Shows. Once again, the Show will feature over 120 classes including produce, fruit, handicraft, cookery, photography, mammoth, novelty and children's classes. All sections are open for anyone to enter except the Capel Residents classes that are only open to those who grow flowers and produce in Capel. There is a Fruit section with separate classes for Apples and Pears, Blackberries, Raspberries and Plums. The Flower Arrangement classes will test creative skills and visitors to the Show always enjoy looking at many colourful exhibits. The Photography section is very popular and there are 4 classes, so early planning is advisable. The Cookery classes include some old favourites and jars of jam and preserves. Why not get the children started on the many different options .This year's Capel Allotments Association Annual Show is the 40th to be held, making it one of the longest established Shows from around the Region. Admission is free to members of the public on both days from 11am. Show Schedules are available from the "Hut" at the Association's Allotment Site in Pound Lane, Capel, or from Show Secretary Wendy Russell.

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Association News - July 2017

2 July 2017

Summer BBQ 2017 for Members & their guests. Join us from 5.30pm at the Pound Lane Allotments Site on Saturday July 30th. Join in the games, quiz & treasure hunt or just sit back and relax. A three course meal (plus cheese board) will be served from around 7.30pm.  Tickets at £8.50 each are available from ‘The Hut’ or Graham info@capelallotments.co.uk. B.Y.O drinks. Teas & Coffee available all night from our ‘pop-up kitchen’. Limited seating will be available so please bring your own. Sample menu on our web site which is subject to change. Tickets are going fast so book now if you would like to join us.

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