Photo of a cabbage white butterfly on a flower

Insects by Paul Freeborough (Volunteer)

Back in the 1980’s I was lucky enough to ask a question on radio’s Gardeners’ Question Time. Much to my teenage daughter’s embarrassment, my question was: “I have whitefly on my brassicas, can the panel recommend a remedy?” It turned out that the whitefly were harmless and could be washed off with a hose. There…

Photo of a crate of freshly grown fruit and vegetables

Sharing the fruits of our labour by Rob Wood (Trustee)

I’ve always thought that the private ownership of land was inimical. As Leon Rosselson’s song ‘The World Turned Upside Down’ has it:  You poor take courage  You rich take care  This earth was made a common treasury  For everyone to share  That’s why I’ve always been keen to see the allotments as widely as accessible as possible, which is one of the threads…