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We publish a monthly newsletter containing both garden and allotment news and advice as part of our service to the community, along with advertising events that are being organised and other notifications and warnings as deemed necessary.

Newsletter - November 2020

2 November 2020

CAPEL ALLOTMENTS ASSOCIATION'S - GUIDE TO GARDENING IN NOVEMBER

VEG PLOT: - Pick frost tender crops, clear ground & get started on your winter digging incorporating well-rotted manure, composted garden waste or mushroom compost (phone 310380 for a £30 ‘Bucket’ load delivered to your plot). Sow broad beans, lettuce under cloches & peas under fleece (from 30p mtr.) Plant garlic cloves. Apply slug pellets (840g £2.50). Cut back yellowing asparagus foliage to 2". Feed compost heaps with sulphate of ammonia (5kg £3.50).

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Newsletter - October 2020

1 October 2020

CAPEL ALLOTMENTS ASSOCIATION'S GUIDE TO GARDENING IN OCTOBER

JOIN’N’SAVE

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Newsletter - September 2020

31 August 2020

CAPEL ALLOTMENTS ASSOCIATION'S - GUIDE TO GARDENING ~ SEPTEMBER

JOIN’N’SAVE

Throughout lock down we were able to keep our members supplied with compost, feeds, salt, charcoal, bird food & garden sundries and have welcomed many new members. Joining now will give you membership through to the end of 2021 and you can take advantage of THIS years seed & potato schemes.  

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Best Kep Allotment 2020

7 August 2020

We are pleased to announce the winners of the "Best Kept Allotment" 

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August 2020

31 July 2020

ALLOTMENTS ASSOCIATION'S GUIDE TO GARDENING AUGUST

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 £2.50). Apply path weed killer (£2 r.t.u). Water plants thoroughly, do not waste time & water by indiscriminate spraying. Top-dress containers with horticultural 4mm grit (£5.50). 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 £10) for those impromptu barbecues.

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Newsletter - July 2020

29 June 2020

CAPEL ALLOTMENTS ASSOCIATION

ALLOTMENT NEWS

THE ALLOTMENT SITE - Remains open. Please remember to social distance & use the hand washing facilities near The Hut & at the BBQ area.

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Newsletter - June 2020

5 June 2020

CAPEL ALLOTMENTS ASSOCIATION'S

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Newsletter - May 2020

1 May 2020

 

Allotment News - May 2020

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Newsletter - April 2020

31 March 2020

CAPEL ALLOTMENTS ASSOCIATION'S GUIDE TO GARDENING ~ APRIL

E-mail News@CapelAllotments.co.uk

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2020 AGM Reports

19 March 2020

Due to the AGM being postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis, the reports that would have been presented to the AGM have been uploaded to our website.

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