Haddenham

Rods, Perches and Poles

Home » News » Rods, Perches and Poles
Haddenham Allotments
allotment 02
allotment 03
allotment 05
allotment 01

Living in a flat or new-build home with no opportunity for a productive garden? Or perhaps you fancy extending the flower and vegetable growing potential of your current garden space? How about a little more self-sufficiency reminiscent of "The Good Life"?

If you find yourself answering 'yes' to any of these questions, then you will be pleased to hear that a number of allotments are available in Haddenham.

Now is the perfect time of the year to take an allotment — plant growth has slowed right down and there's an extended opportunity to get everything ready for planting in the Spring.

If you're new to gardening or vegetable growing, you'll get lots of helpful advice from fellow allotment holders. There's also a mine of information on the internet, of course. Here's just one example — but there are many, many more sources of help and advice out there.

Plots are very reasonably priced with a year's rent at £15.50 for 5 pole and £23 for 10 pole* Both sizes are available.

* An allotment is traditionally measured in rods (perches or poles), an old measurement dating back to Anglo-Saxon times. 10 poles is the accepted size of an allotment, the equivalent of 250 square metres or about the size of a doubles tennis court. 5 poles therefore, half a tennis court — but neither sizes are good for playing tennis on!

If you are interested, please contact Alison Watt, the Allotment Secretary, on 01844 292544 or email her at: haddenhamallotments@hotmail.com

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

IMG_5402
Haddenham Webteam: Tue 22 Aug 9:29am

In 2014, Robyn Thorogood of Towersey Morris and Jim Turnbull met on the Taste Transylvania stand at Towersey Festival and the idea of a tour was first hatched. Nothing much happened until Towersey Morris performed in front of the Taste Transylvania stand at the 2016 Festival and were offered traditional hospitality — a shot of palinca, in this case home distilled elderflower brandy. By the time a...

Flu Vaccination 01
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 21 Aug 5:00pm

As we move towards the Autumn, the medical authorities are offering flu vaccinations once again. These are free of charge to anyone qualifiying according to one of the following criteria: * 65 and overs and the flu jab You are eligible for the flu vaccine this year (2017-18) if you will be aged 65 and over on March 31 2018 — that is, you were born on or before March 31 1953. So, if you are...

Dinton Fete 01
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 21 Aug 10:30am

Looking for a family event to enjoy this coming weekend? Then why not pop along to our neighbouring village of Dinton where they will be holding a traditional fete on Sunday 27th August, from 1.30pm until 4.30pm. Attractions include: Live music Food and bar Lancaster Fly Past (weather permitting) The brilliant Award Winning Colonel Custard Bletchington Silver Band Traditional games and...

© 2012 - 2017 Haddenham.net