ASHGATE ALLOTMENT SOCIETY

ABOUT US

"Tucked away on the West side of Chesterfield lies the Ashgate Allotment Society gardens.

 

We are a little oasis hidden from view and enjoyed throughout the year by our members, their families and our many friends from the animal kingdom.  Throughout the year we have many visitors ranging from hedgehogs to foxes and blue tits to badgers all sharing the natural beauty of our gardens.

 

We have been on this site for over 70 years and have 60 individual plots which all change their appearance throughout the seasons of the year as seeds are sown and crops are grown.

 

Our vision is very simply for all members to work together for the benefit of the whole Society and the wider community, to treat each other with mutual respect, recognise individual diversity, protect the Society for future generations of allotmenteers and ultimately have fun!"

John Howitt

President 2020

 

 
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KEEPING SAFE

Coronavirus /Covid -19

The current Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of being extra vigilant when attending the allotment gardens. Specifically, it is essential that we maintain appropriate social distancing and practise effective hand protection and hand washing to reduce the risk of spreading the virus

 

Please read the current newsletter for our latest advice to protect not only yourself, but everyone else in the Society. 

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RECIPES

Delicious recipes using your allotment produce

YOUR ALLOTMENT

 

MONTH

BY

MONTH 

APPLY FOR AN ALLOTMENT

GROW YOUR OWN!

An allotment is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, as well as home grown fruit and vegetables. 

Ashgate allotment provides a calm, friendly community environment. 

Being outdoors also helps to boost your mood, self esteem and also improve health and wellbeing - so what's not to love? 

If you would like to apply for a plot, please complete our application form. 

GREAT FOR HINTS AND TIPS:

National Allotment Society

National Allotment Society
Royal Horticultural
 Society
Allotment Garden
Allotment Gardening

All About Allotments

CONTACT US

 

OUR LOCATION

Ashgate Road
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S40 4BW

Email:  ashgateallotmentsociety@gmail.com

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