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Slug Pellets

The imminent ban on using blue slug pellets and what alternatives are available.

Burnside Tea Room

Creating a communal tea-room from the ground up

Using water wisely

Minimising water use on your plot

Wild Animals on the Site

What happens on the site when no-one is looking

Growing Saffron

Growing saffron on your plot

Review of 2019

My second annual review: a lot of trial and a little less error.

Allotment Squash Soup

Filling and easy to make

Quince Paste

Quince Paste (and Manchego Cheese)

Making your plot weed-free

Getting rid of weeds - a step-by-step guide

Review of 2018

My first annual review: a lot of trial and a bit of error.

Weeds - an alternative view

Learning to live with weeds.

Tomato Blight

What it is and the varieties which are resistant

Tomato Chilli Jam

Turning tomatoes into hot tomatoes

Leaf Miner

How to defeat an insect pest of all alliums

Frilly Peas and Beans

The Pea and Bean Weevil - looks alarming, but no lasting damage.

Eco Slug Control

Environmentally friendly ways of stopping slugs and snails

Controlling Slugs and Pests

How to persuade unwanted guests to visit the plot next door

Curried Parsnip Soup

A hearty soup for a cold winter's day

The Newbie Experience

New allotment holders recount their experience of their first year


The sweet treat you can eat instead of meals

Simple Courgette Curry

A simple, aromatic vegetarian curry

Registered address

The Vinery Road Permanent Allotment Society
15 St. Thomas's Square

The Vinery Road Permanent Allotment Society manages two well-run, community-spirited allotment sites in South Cambridge, UK.
They are situated in the Romsey Town area and offer good growing conditions and excellent facilities.