Ashby Allotment Association
Why have an allotment?
For freshness and flavour - you can't match the taste of homegrown.
Save on your grocery bill - fresh "in season" veg and a winter store in your freezer for pennies
Minimize pesticide exposure. ...
Avoid Winter Blues
Great for exercise. ...
Marvelous for your health. ...
A Bit About Us
Joinng our growing Community
Its not just about the veg , (although there is a wealth of knowledge and experience on site),
We hold Committee Meetings on the last Monday of the month, to which everyone is invited
Open Gardens Weekend
Harvest Supper - everyone contributes a plate of something to eat
Summer BBQ - held on the allotment itself
Bowls Night - friendly competition between ourselves and The Ashby Bowls Club
Ashby Allotment Association proud of its achievements through its projects Team and working parties ...a few of our past triumphs
A well built sustainable building on the allotment site for meetings to be held
A toilet for the allotmenteers - very useful for families who bring their children, and in fact all of us
Less Able Plots
A plot of raised beds for the less able, we are building more of these following donations from Enrich, and are currently looking for a working party to create them - time, tools or tea making - we need you all
Dates to follow
Many and varied
lots are available to Ashby residents and vary in size from 30 sq.yards to 500 sq.yards. There are currently around 100 plotholders and a waiting list of around 18.
Not for the faint hearted - for experienced growers only
For those with less time/requirement or those that want to "see how it goes"
Less Able Plots
For those that cannot manage the "heave and heft" for a variety of reasons