No prizes for us this year, either in the Plot or the Site competition run by the Barnet Allotment Federation – we came about half way up the score sheet for both. There are nearly 40 allotment sites in Barnet.
The Committee like to enter a different plot each year and this year chose Tomasz Maziarz’ lovely plot just up Avenue 2 on the right. We chose it becasue it was well stocked with a good variety of vegetables, and looks very attractive – with not a weed to be seen!
Tomasz is quite a new plotholder and helps look after his mum’s plot too. His wife spends a lot of time working on their plot.
There was a lot of stiff competition this year – and the same applies to the Site competition, where we came around the middle of the scores. We lost points for bad pathways and a rather untidy entrance – and some untidy plots.
There are some beautiful sites in Barnet, well worth visiting. One of the best – Gordon Road – will be open on Augsut 27, Bank Hoiday Mnday. It is well worth a visit, particularly to see their many communal and social areas.