The Duxford Allotment Society is for anyone keen to “grow their own”, whether it’s a few lettuces at home in the back garden or gardening a full-on allotment. Our emphasis is very much on growing for the kitchen, as well as maintaining our thriving allotments as a great Duxford amenity.
Why join us? As well as being a friendly bunch, we have some great concessions to help you get growing. Foremost of these are our exclusive allotment seed schemes with Kings and Seeds of Italy. Every autumn we are able to order an amazing selection of both standard and organic British seeds, many of which cost under £1 a pack. Seeds of Italy fills in the gaps with the most amazing Italian varieties, almost all of which can be grown outside here in Duxford. We also have supplies of compost and fertiliser readily available at less than garden-centre prices.
Our members are all pretty experienced kitchen gardeners (or at least they soon become so!) and love to spread their knowledge and enthusiasm. Our summer barbecue and winter talk are great places to exchange tips, and leaning on a spade chewing the fat with “next door” is a time-honoured allotment pastime.