The Allotment Wife

National Allotment Week

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This is the week to proudly hold aloft your trowel and make for the plot; it’s National Allotment Week here in the UK, so it’s the perfect occasion to celebrate all things home-grown and to encourage non-growers to take up the cause! After all, so much has changed since the humble days of Tom and Barbara’s The Good Life, the popularity of growing your own fruit and veg has exploded and its appeal is universal, no matter your age, gender or background.

National Allotment week is also an opportunity to highlight and support the ongoing struggles of different allotment sites around the country, fighting for their survival against short-sighted councils and greedy developers. From Farm Terrace Allotments to the Blue Finger Alliance, we’ve always tried to do our bit to support allotment sites under threat and feel very strongly about the benefits allotments can bring to communities.

So seize the day, grab your deck chair and raise a glass of homebrew to your fellow…

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Author: annebrooke

Anne Brooke lives in Surrey, UK, and writes in a variety of genres, including gay erotic romance, fantasy, comedy, thrillers, biblical fiction and the occasional chicklit novel. When not writing, she spends time in the garden attempting to differentiate between flowers and weeds, and in the allotment attempting to grow vegetables. Occasionally, she can also be found in the kitchen making cakes. Every now and again, they are edible. Her websites can be found at:,, and (for fantasy fiction).

One thought on “National Allotment Week

  1. Thanks for the reblog! 🙂

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