Category: Events


Muriel Jones: the open day is coming up

Posted on 28th June, by allotments in Events, News. No Comments


This year the NGS Muriel Jones Open day is 4th July

You can hear about how things went last year via this Kitchen Garden podcast
The Power of Yellow


Frome Allotments Open Days July 2017

Posted on 26th June, by allotments in Events, News. No Comments

Open Days at Frome Allotments


Muriel Jones Fields
Tuesday 4th July, 11am till 5pm, NGS Open Day, Admission £4.50

Hidden Gardens Frome
Orchard Street Friday 7th July, 11am till 5pm
Mendip View Saturday 8th July, 11am till 5pm
North Hill Saturday 8th July, 11am till 5pm
Welshmill Sunday 9th July, 11am till 5pm


Get Growing 2017 A free Growing club for parents and carers at Vallis First and St Louis Primary Schools.

Posted on 20th March, by allotments in Courses, Events, News. No Comments

Get Growing 2017
A free Growing club for parents and carers at Vallis First and
St Louis Primary Schools.

Who is it for? Beginners with little or no previous experience in growing.
Do you want to: Get more exercise? Eat more healthily? Improve your growing skills? Save money? Meet new people?
What do you learn? You will learn how to grow food, from soil preparation and planting out, to looking after your crops at home and harvesting. We will give you good ideas on how to grow crops with your children at home. We will share advice and share recipes on how to cook the food we’ve grown.
Where? On the community plot at Welshmill Allotments Frome.

When? The session is weekly on Thursdays 12.45 -2.45. The first session is Thursday 20th April. We will run sessions throughout the growing season.

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Frome Allotment Association AGM 2017

Posted on 20th February, by allotments in Events, News. No Comments

A date has been fixed for this year’s AGM for FAA members. It’s Trinity Church Hall, March 29th at 7pm.
As usual members will receive a letter in the post along with the invoice for your plot rental. See you there.


Frome Potato Day and Seed Swap 2017

Posted on 19th February, by allotments in Events, News. No Comments

The Frome Potato Day and Seed Swap will be on Sunday 26th February 2017, from 10am – 2pm, at the Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Frome, £2 Entry

Recommended for seed potatoes from Pennard Plants.


No Dig Dowding in Frome

Posted on 16th January, by allotments in Events, News. No Comments


NGS Open Day 2016 Muriel Jones Allotments -£660 raised for charity

Posted on 14th July, by allotments in Events, News. No Comments

The weather was on our side when we opened Muriel Jones Allotments on 5th July as part of the NGS(National Garden Scheme).

A big thanks to all of our plot holders and members who made it such a success. The site looked great and people were impressed. One visitor said, “It certainly lived up to the NGS description in the handbook.”

Visitors chatted to plot holders, ate cake, drank tea and took away ideas. 95 people came through the gate and we raised £660 for NGS charities. It was certainly well worth doing!

Critchill School, who have a plot on the site, did some digging and strimming and chatted to visitors.

On Saturday we supported Hidden Gardens of Frome by opening three other allotment sites – North Hill and Orchard Street and for the very first time Mendip … Read More »


More Open Days at Frome Allotments

Posted on 28th June, by allotments in Events, News. No Comments


Open Day NGS Muriel Jones Fields

Posted on 24th June, by allotments in Events, News. 1 Comment


Rowden House Frome Looking for Gardening Volunteers

Posted on 1st March, by allotments in Events, News. No Comments


Rowden House is looking for gardeners to give up their time to come to the home to work alongside residents on their raised flower beds. They are also looking to have a vegetable patch and use the produce in the kitchen.

If this is something you would be able to help with, for a couple of hours a week, then please contact Natasha Weston on 07740116258.

There will be land available for volunteers to have their own vegetable plots if they wish.




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Muriel Jones: the open day is coming up

This year the NGS Muriel Jones Open day is 4th July

You can hear about how things went last year via this...

Frome Allotments Open Days July 2017

Open Days at Frome Allotments

Muriel Jones Fields Tuesday 4th July, 11am till 5pm, NGS Open Day, Admission £4.50

Hidden Gardens Frome Orchard Street...