(another) Hi from Leeds

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(another) Hi from Leeds

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Hi. I'm in Leeds. I think one or two other folk in this forum are from this neck of the woods too - hi!

I'm a bit new to this self-sufficiency caper to be honest, but I have dabbled with homebrew (from a kit, but you've got start somewhere, right?) and grew a few onions and some garlic last year.

I've just had the good fortune to get an allotment about 100 yards from the house so I really don't have an excuse not to produce something a little more substantial this year.

Anyway, I'm looking forward to picking your brains for lots of useful tips - and hopefully contributing a few of my own too!

Cheers.

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Post: # 43591Post Shirley »

Hi Joe

:welcomeish:

Looking forward to getting to know you better.
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hello :cheers:

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welcome!
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That is pretty lucky getting one that close, nice one.

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HELLO :cheers: :cheers: Im from leeds,now in aberdeenshire.A.
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Hello There

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hi joe any allotments nr burley pk in headingly i dont live there my son is a student there, all the best dave.

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Welcome! :flower:
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gunners71uk wrote:hi joe any allotments nr burley pk in headingly i dont live there my son is a student there, all the best dave.
Hi Dave,

Yes there's a large self-managed site at Burley Park. A plot-holder I know over there reckons that the letting secretary says there's a waiting list but there are currently at least 5 unused plots on the site so depending how long the waiting list is, one of them may be available.

You can get the letting secretary's number from Leeds City Council:
T: 0113 395 7400
E: parks@leeds.gov.uk

If you don't have any joy, there are quite a few other sites dotted around Headingley. There's a map of all allotment sites in Leeds here, and again, the council will be able to give you contact details for the other sites.

Hope that helps :)

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Hello Joe :cheers:
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Post: # 43823Post gunners71uk »

thanks joe for info

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