Shop Opening Times
Sun 28th Nov 12-2pm (final day before Winter closing)
Plot holders, you can take a look at our facilities & interactive map of the site, chat to other plot-holder in the forums, read our frequently asked questions and read the plot-holder essential information. If you want to erect a shed or greenhouse, please download this form with details on how to do this..
If you’d like to get in contact with us, please send us a message here. And if you’re interested in taking out a plot then please visit the council site here for all the details on how to do this, but note the waiting list for our allotment is currently closed due to Covid. We’ll let you know when this changes.Read More
|Month by Month Tips|
Despite shorter days and colder temperatures there are still plenty of jobs to be getting on with. If bad weather keeps you indoors then there is lots of potting on and sowing that can be done.
Keep picking those sprouts They’re sweeter after a cold, hard frost.
Leeks and parsnips still in the ground can also be harvested.
Sprouting broccoli and witloof chicory should be ready.
SOW UNDER COVER
Early season leeks, lettuces, broad beans, peas, cut-and-come-agains, radishes, and onions
can now be sown under cover
Garlic cloves and onion sets can be planted in pots of compost in the greenhouse or directly outdoors in warmer areas
If the soil is dry enough, prepare it by digging it over and letting the frost break down the clods of earth.
Free-standing apple and pear trees can now be pruned. Spurs can be thinned out on step-overs
espaliers, and cordons.
Check your stored fruit and vegetables and remove any plants that have turned bad to prevent them contaminating healthy ones.
Check out seed catalogues and online stores. Get your orders for plants, tubers, and seeds in now to avoid disappointment later in the season.
Where are We?
Colchester Avenue, Pen-y-lan, Cardiff, CF23 9BB
And thanks to everyone who helps the committee.
Fill out our contact form here. Also check out our links below to our facebook page and pintrest board.
Colchester Avenue, Pen-y-lan, Cardiff CF23 9BB