Community Gardening Group

PLEASE NOTE that from November 2016 until March 2017, the allotment group will meet monthly (the first Thursday of the month, 2.00 - 4.00 p.m.)

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We're growing…..come and join us!
An inclusive group for people of all ages, skill levels and ability, who simply enjoy gardening.
We meet at the allotments every week on Thursday at 2.00 p.m.
BCOG volunteers will be on hand to provide friendly support and advice (if required), a cup of hot tea and biscuits!
If you would like to get involved, please contact Jill Lloyd on 01308 458480 or email
jill.lloyd15@talktalk.net.
Community Allotment co-ordinator: Jenn Baker
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Please click the link below to read:
Allotment Rules and Conditions
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September 2016
Our bumper harvest!
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Community Allotment Event August 2016
A lovely open afternoon today, with many interested visitors and excellent weather.
The refreshment tent was deservedly popular so a massive thank you to all who helped on the day and/or who made the delicious goodies. We made a total of £138.87 in donations from the food/drink, veg and plant sales. Jenn Baker

"A big thank you to Jenn and the allotment team for their warm hospitality this afternoon. The allotments looked great and the range of vegetable based cakes was really impressive and extremely tasty."
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Summer 2016 and the harvest has started on the Community Allotment (photo: thanks to Jenn Baker)

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Allotment Open Afternoon, 13th August 2015
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Another successful open afternoon at the Community Allotment, despite the dire weather forecast, which luckily didn't reach Bridport. A splendid selection of cakes, biscuits and savouries was enjoyed by everyone. We also did well with the plant "sales" and showed several people around the community allotment. The Food Future tent attracted quite a few people during the afternoon. We estimate that there were some 50 visitors and donations for the food and plants totalled about £100, so we can buy lots of seeds for next season!
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Dorset Echo printed this picture, taken in 1923, of “The Bridport St Mary’s Allotments”
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The picture below, of St Mary's Church and surrounding area, was taken in 1928. The original, and several other photos of Bridport from that date, including the old railway station, can be found on
http://www.britainfromabove.org.uk/

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Click the links below to read:
What we did in 2014
Composting
How to store the harvest (fruit & veg)

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