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Weeds get a bad press - and not always justifiably! Joan from Burnside has learned how to make a virtue out of necessity - how to make her crops and weeds co-exist.

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Dates for your diary

  • Burnside Volunteering Day - Sunday 2nd September
    Start at 10:00. Tidy and seed the orchard, clear some historically overgrown plots for re-letting, spruce up and prep for party day. Drinks available all day, lunch time BBQ, bring a cake if you can.
  • Vinery Road summer party - Sunday 9th September. NEW DATE
    All society members welcome.
  • Burnside Flag Week - 8th to 15th September
    Get your flag flying ready for Party Day. Fly your country flag. Fly your team flag. Design and make your own flag. 3ft x 5ft country flags are available on eBay for less than £3.00. Let’s add a mass of colour to the site for the 15th!
  • Burnside summer party - Saturday 15th September.
    All society members welcome. All the usual fun & more, plus music, games, raffle, BBQ, shared food.
  • Burnside Children's Get-together - Sunday 23rd September
    The first, children & family socialising event. Come and make new friends so that attending site with parents is less boring. Details to follow.

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The Vinery Road Permanent Allotment Society
21 St Matthews Gardens