Allotment and Gardening Organisations

We learn a lot from experience and from fellow plotholders, such as potato hints, but sometimes it’s worth consulting experts. Here are some sites you might find useful:

Royal Horticultural Society

The RHS is the premier authority on gardening in the UK and one of the leading organisations of its type in the world. It covers many aspects of gardening but for specific vegetable and fruit growing advice, including a section on allotment growing, click here.

National Allotment Society

This is the leading national organisation upholding the interests and rights of the allotment societies in the UK. The Prince of Wales is the Patron of the Society.

All About Allotments

This  provides a gateway to  many other websites that cover how to do grow things to how to run an allotment society to allotment history.

The Allotment Gardener

This site has articles on how to growing fruit and vegetables as well as advice for novices including a videos that shows how a plot started from scratch produced a good crop in the first year.

Allotment Gardening

Not the same as the Allotment Gardener. Claims to be the most popular allotment site in Britain.

Bakker.com

This is a commercial site but it contains a good deal of useful advice. Its pages on pruning are especially good if you want to know more about pruning month by month.