Author Archives: Simon

Open Day

This years open day is on Sunday August 6th 2017, 11am-3pm. Produce from our plots will be available to buy along with jams,pickles etc. Come and have a wander around our beautiful site, enjoy the tranquility and wildlife. Maybe ask … Continue reading

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NewsLetter – Summer 2016 Issue 2

  Welcome, Help Our Bees to Flourish…….. Simply click the link below to read it online or simply download it for later. It’s a fresh new approach for our plot members. NewsLetter Issue 2 Summer 2016    

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Plots available

As of June 2016 we have 6 plots available for rent at £40 a year. If you are interested in viewing a plot please contact our site secretary Sandra on Derby 365943.

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Allotment Calendar 2016

Each year I produce an A4 calendar featuring pictures taken within the Firs Estate Allotment site. The pictures are mainly of flowers and produce, and are a way of sharing just how lovely our site is. The cost will be … Continue reading

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NewsLetter – Summer 2015 Issue 1

  Welcome, get your allotment news here. You can read it online or simply download it for later. Simply click the link below. It’s a new fresh approach for our plot members. NewsLetter Summer 2015 Issue 1

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Swifts

No doubt many plotholders will be familiar with the swifts that fly over the site at this time of year. Derbyshire Widlife Trust are running a survey to find out where they nest and think this may be the largest … Continue reading

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Bonfires

Here’s a reminder of the rules concerning bonfires: – You may only have bonfire between October 1st and May 1st. – Only start a bonfire one hour before sunset. – Please take into account the direction in which smoke may … Continue reading

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