This month Chris feels he has sailed into calmer waters, but there is still plenty to do on the allotment; enjoy his latest blog as he talks about the challenges he now faces but also the rewards his allotment offers.
Garden Organic has appointed Fiona Taylor as its new chief executive. A keen organic gardener, Fiona brings a wealth of experience working in senior roles with charities and purpose driven companies. She also volunteers at a therapeutic gardening project near her home in Worcester.
Launched on Tuesday 18th May, the plan includes a statement that Defra is proposing to ban peat in bagged composts by the end of 2024, after decades of campaigning by organisations including Garden Organic.