East Harpenden Gardening Club
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By: ehgc | August 21, 2016

The very first committee  minute book was recently discovered, showing the club's birthday was Friday 19th October 1956 - that's 60 years ago!

Read pages of the minute book here

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By: ehgc | June 02, 2016

BBC Countryfile presenter Julia Bradbury with one of our "Get an allotment" adverts!

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By: ehgc | March 27, 2016

Marquis Lane Allotments - 1960s?
Marquis Lane Allotments - 2016

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By: ehgc | December 08, 2015

EHGC in the 1970s

Where is your allotment and how long have you rented it?

Batford Site for 45 years.


What is your favourite thing about having an allotment?

Time to myself and producing vegetables for my family.


What is the best veg growing tip you’ve picked up and where did it come from?

Feeding by using Chempak.


What is your favourite fruit or veg to grow on the allotment?

Runner beans/onions/apricots.


Have you got a tasty allotment recipe to share?

Vegetable curry, add tomatoes,potatoes, carrots, sweet potato, runner beans, peas, grated onion, coriander, methi leafs, cumin seeds, garma massala, tomato puree, garlic, turmeric, ginger, cumin, salt, pepper, vegetable stock.


What items or tools could you not do without on the plot?

Rotivator.


What was your biggest or mo...

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By: ehgc | December 08, 2015

Just half an hour in the allotment can have physical and mental health benefits according to a study by researchers at the Universities of Westminster and Essex.


‘A case-control study of the health and well-being benefits of allotment gardening’ by Carly J. Wood, Jules Pretty, Murray Griffin is published by Oxford University Press on the Journal of Public Health.

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By: ehgc | August 31, 2015

EHGC Allotmenteers Natalie Kochs, and her son Lukas, appear on The Guardian as part of the "Don't lose the plot" campaign.