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  • Personal experience The state of allotments
  • The start of GO2 pilot The small manageable plot

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  • Grow-Our-Own: The Story of a Community Gardening Scheme in Norwich
  • The neglected allotment
  • The start of GO 2 pilot Before After
  • Working together
    • Constructing a greenhouse
    • Making paths
  • Sharing resources
    • Tool-shed
    • Plant nursery
  • Making information accessible Plot Season Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 1 Summer Potatoes, Tomatoes Peas and Beans Cabbages Carrots, Parsnips, Celery, Beetroot, Spinach and Swiss Chard, Lettuce Winter Onions, Garlic, Leeks Green Manure Cabbages with Lettuces Green manure 2 Summer Carrots, Parsnips, Celery, Beetroot, Spinach and Swiss Chard , Lettuce Potatoes, Tomatoes Peas and Beans Cabbages Winter Green manure Onions, Garlic, Leeks Green Manure Cabbages with Lettuces 3 Summer Cabbages Carrots, Parsnips, Celery, Beetroot, Spinach and Swiss Chard, Lettuce Potatoes, Tomatoes Peas and Beans Winter Cabbages with Lettuces Green manure Onions, Garlic, Leeks Green Manure 4 Summer Peas and Beans Cabbages Carrots, Parsnips, Celery, Beetroot, Spinach and Swiss Chard, Lettuces Potatoes, Tomatoes Winter Green Manure Cabbages with Lettuces Green manure Onions, Garlic, Leeks
  • Not just growing fruit and vegetables
  • The story so far: People & Plots
    • 114 adults, including some with mobility difficulties
    • One group from mental health charity –Rethink
    • 20 children
    • A total of 18 and half allotment plots
  • The story so far: Facilities Information Centre Composting Toilet Picnic Area Wheelchair Accessible Raised Beds
  • Sustainable Living Initiative Promoting a sustainable way of life through collective practical action
    • We offer :
    • Allotment plots for adults and children, including those with mobility difficulties
    • Advice and information on growing fruit and vegetables at the allotment
    • ‘ Growing at home’ scheme to help people grow fruit and vegetables in their own garden
    • Volunteer placement
    •   Please contact us:
    • Tel: 01603 455868; e-mail: [email_address] or visit our website www.grow-our-own.co.uk
    • Thank you!