Week is calling for school pupils to be taken on visits to allotments
but it is also asking owners of allotments
to open them to the public for the week so you and your family can go along and find out first hand what it's all about.
In January 2014, the department published allotment
disposal guidance: safeguards and alternatives replacing the previous guidance from 2002.
Officers in Chester-le-Street are hoping to sign up members from all 24 allotment
associations in the area to the Allotment
Reports vary as to how many allotments
there are in the UK, with estimates ranging from 150,000 to 300,000.
But Coun James McKay, in charge of the city's allotments
, said the authority had no choice but to pass more of the burden for their maintenance to plot holders.
On Sunday night, police arrested two men at the allotments
acting suspiciously in connection with the burglaries.
The rising cost of food has led to an increase in demand for allotment
land in the Vale which the council is finding difficult to meet.
We encourage community growing initiatives; co-operatives are endorsed under the current legislation, Section 12 of the Small Holdings and Allotments
can include hens, bees, ducks and goats.
The boys like being outdoors with the other children at the allotments
and it keeps them away from the computer.
Secretary of the Birmingham and District Allotments
Association Christine Brown said that tenants recognised the rent was very low but warned against removing the subsidy.
-UK was created in 2004 by allotment
enthusiast Sally Berry to help UK allotment
users find, manage and get the best from their allotments
were once the sole preserve of the flat-capped old man with a well-worn spade and muddy wellies.
type, payee (DAV) and amount of the allotment
are listed under the Allotments
and Bonds section of the statement.
These private grazing allotments
were initially acquired by the pioneers who harnessed the resources and later transferred as deeded property to those who own them today.