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?
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?
What was your biggest or most embarrassing allotment hiccup?
Trying to grow water melons.
If you had one piece of advice for an allotment beginner, what would it be?
Taking time to prepare the plot and applying a good fertilizer.
Interview taken from article in Forum Newsletter Issue 142