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Jam tomorrow

Come and help this Wednesday, 18th June, to pick gooseberries from the bushes near the polytunnel. Bring good gloves, sit in the sun and chat while you pick. Then find some shade and top and tail the fruit ready for the jam-making workshop on Saturday (see below).

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Eddie’s in production

Eddie is pleased to show us what he’s achieved with a one-meter square raised bed.
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Click here to see some photos taken at the training session on Saturday 6th June at Bluebell Allotments
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Dates for diaries

Saturday 21st June
• 10am to 1pm jam making with Bridget.

• 6pm Come & help us celebrate the summer solstice at the allotments with our annual evening gathering. It’ll be just like the 1st Sunday food share but it’ll be in the evening from 6pm onwards! We’re also fundraising then, so any kitchen utensils/cookery books you’ve to spare would be gratefully received. Please bring to the big shed & leave under the long table to your right as you come into the shed. Many thanks.

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Sunday 22nd June 11am Herb walk with Bridget.

Saturday 28th June 12-4pm Marlpit Community Garden OPEN DAY. Marlpit Community Garden has completed its first year and it is time to celebrate!

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Any offer of help would be appreciated, please contact: Mahesh at mahesh.pant@talktalk.net.

Sunday 6th July Bluebell GO2 AGM and food-sharing.
All growers are invited! Come and have your say on present management and future developments, as well as some great food to enjoy and an opportunity to meet more growers.

10am-2pm at West Earlham Community Centre, 10 Wilberforce Road, Norwich NR5 8NE. Directions: take Watton Road out of town and turn right at UEA Village along Wilberforce Road. Centre is on the corner of Taylor Road.
Please note that there is no food-sharing lunch at the allotment that day.

Saturday 27th September 12-4pm GO2 Open Day and 10th anniversary


WATER

You may have noticed the water tanks have been empty on some occasions. This is because they rely on water coming from the big tanks at the back of the big shed. Those tanks, in turn, rely on either rainwater or being filled by the hose from the tap at the front of the car park. Ideally, the hose pipe connecting the tanks to the tap should be attached and the tap turned on, at all times. The tanks will NOT overflow because they have a siphon system. So, PLEASE, if you are on the allotment, make sure the hosepipe is connected and the tap turned on. Thank you.
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