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Allotment owners jailed for 16 weeks

Two men have been jailed for their treatment of chickens and ducks. The birds were found in “filthy conditions” at a Gilfach Goch allotment in Rhondda Cynon Taf (South Wales) by the RSPCA. Chase Alan English and Dean Evans, both of Gilfach Goch, Porth, pleaded guilty to three Animal Welfare …

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Amateur Gardener: March #2

Sean harvests the first of the rhubarb and visits a new allotment site in Hampshire while Claire is in the greenhouse sowing the first fruit of the year. Jonathan gets frugal in the kitchen using the remains of last years harvest. Kris is busy sowing flowers and Geoff takes a …

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Amateur Gardener: March #1

We meet the gardeners and introduce the allotment before kicking off the season with the first sowings of vegetables and flowers. Sean visits an allotment site where the landlords may increase the yearly rent from £67 to £200/£400 and takes time to visit Charles Dowding to discuss the no-dig method. …

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