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Prudhoe Community Allotment - About Us

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ABOUT US

Prudhoe Gardening Association has enlisted the help of Prudhoe Partnership to create a new allotment which can be used by anyone who feels they would like to grow some flowers or vegetables The allotment is being designed to be especially suitable for the elderly and disabled gardeners, with  raised beds and easy access but is also accessible to all whether able bodied or disabled. We are now working to support those with special needs and mental healthi issues.  There is one to one support for every member.

 WHO CAN JOIN

This is available to anyone in the Prudhoe and surrounding area.  Children under 16 years of age  and vunerable people need to be accompanied by a responsible adult. Plots are available for individuals or groups.
There are special facilities available to accommodate special needs and physical disabilities.
Anyone will be considered depending on their particular circumstances.

DO I NEED TO BE AN EXPERIENCED GARDENER?

We encourage all levels of experience from complete novices to experienced gardeners and offer a relaxed friendly environment where people of all ages can share their knowledge.
Do feel free to contact us if you are new to gardening and would like some advice.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?

The annual membership fee is £2.00

WHAT FACILITIES DO WE HAVE?

We have 3 community greenhouses with disabled access, sheds and disabled toilet, wheelchair suitable pathways, summerhouse, compost bins, cold frames and other gardening needs.

There are a number of raised beds  and ground level small plots available for individuals or groups.
There are sufficient tools for gardeners to use on the site

WHO RUNS IT?.

The committee consists of representatives from Prudhoe Gardeners’ Association, Prudhoe Community Partnership and members of the group

GARDENING TRAINING

We do host gardening courses on the site.  These have included ,Working with Willow and Making up Hanging Baskets and Containers


JOIN US

There are several ways in which you can take part in this project:

 1. You can become a member and have your own area of the garden( or share it with a group) for only £2.00   per  year.  Contact us for more details.
 2. We need volunteers to help maintain the whole site. Duties would include, hedge cutting, cleaning, maintenance of the buildings, administration, funding and general gardening duties. 

 3. If you are an organisation who could assist us with funding for this project we would be very pleased to hear from you.

If any of the above is of interest please contact
Joan Russell    07752 355 313 or email  joanrussell@talktalk.net 

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