Sustainable Gardening

Sustainable Gardening

I have been a gardener and resident in Littleport for about 25 years. Initially my only interest was in trying to grow food for our family, every plant had to earn its space, so any money I had bought edible plants and trees. This has proved to be a really good investment for wildlife and us. The 25 year old cherry tree had so many cherries last year that we lost count after sixteen kilos…

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Community Allotment

Community Allotment

The Community Allotment has small plots of land available for residents from April 2011. An allotment has been divided into manageable sized plots. We share the rent to the Parish Council, and maintenance of a shed and a range of basic garden tools. Success varies from year to year, depending on the weather and the time members have to work on their patch of land, but almost anything grows here: potatoes, carrots, onions, garlic, leeks,…

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