Links

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ALLOTMENT PROVISION
Allotments in Bath city are administered by the Parks and Open Spaces team at Bath & North East Somerset Council:

http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/sport-leisure-and-parks/allotments

Allotments outside Bath are administered by town and parish councils. Please scroll down this link to find the Clerks’ contact details:

https://democracy.bathnes.gov.uk/mgParishCouncilDetails.aspx?LS=17&SLS=3&bcr=1

LINKS WITH OTHER LOCAL ORGANISATIONS:

B&NES Allotments Association has close links with Bath Organic Group (BOG), with which it runs the Trading Hut. BOG runs a community garden, where novice gardeners can volunteer to gain experience. http://www.bathorganicgroup.org.uk/

We also have links with Transition Bath’s food group: http://www.transitionbath.org/food

Curo have allotments at Woodview Terrace, Twerton, BATH – there are 14 plots and they are all currently let. However Curo do keep a waiting list. Please contact Curo Lettings Team on 01225 366000 or lettings@curo-group.co.uk if you are interested.

These groups and others are all members of Bath Area Growers (BAGs), a network of community groups growing fruit and veg around Bath.  The network was set up to coordinate events and sharing of information, and to offer those without access to a veg plot the opportunity to gain experience cultivating a community garden alongside others.

LOCAL GARDENING AND PLANT CENTRES

Gardenlia, on the London Road, Bath, gives a discount to Association members: http://www.gardenalia.co.uk/

as does Prior Park Garden Centre, Widcombe: http://www.priorparkgardencentre.co.uk/

Special Plants sells … special plants:   http://www.specialplants.net/index.html

GARDENING CLUBS

The following gardening clubs include talks on growing fruit and vegetables, as well as flowers:

University of Bath Gardening Club:  http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/omnibus/university-of-bath-gardening-club/

Widcombe Association Gardening Club:  http://widcombeassociation.org.uk/gardenclub.html

Weston Village Gardening Club: http://www.westonvillagegardeningclub.co.uk/index.asp?pageid=119649

 

OTHER LINKS:

The Association is affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society https://www.rhs.org.uk/communities/get-involved/gardening-clubs-societies-affiliated-societies , and to Garden Organic (formerly the Henry Doubleday Centre) http://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/

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