The Western Wards Allotment Association, in conjuction with the Warsash Horticultural Society (WHS), enjoyed a splendid afternoon on 7th November, hosting the ever popular Radio 4 Gardener's Question Time programme. Chaired by Peter Gibbs, the panellists included (l to r) Bunny Guinness, Chris Beardshaw and Pippa Greenwood.
We recorded two programmes from the Warsash Victory Hall on Tuesday 7th November 2017 and these will be broadcast on Friday 17th November and Friday 15th December. Don't forget to listen on the day or subcribe to the podcast.
Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Victory Hall, our chosen charity.
The Jim Lett Trading Hut is still open for business but will close from 10th December until 21st January 2018. We have lots of items for sale at very competitive prices so get down there early before stocks run out. On sale from this Sunday (17th September) are:
- Winter onions
- Broad beans
Seed potatoes will be available in the shop on 18th February 2018. Varieties of potatoes available will include:
First early - Foremost, Rocket, Pentland Javelin, Lady Christl
Second early - Charolotte, Marfona,
Main crop - Cara, Pink Fir Apple, Picasso, Desire, Manitou, Mozart, Wilja, Kingsman, Carolus
The Annual General Meeting of the Western Wards Allotment Association will be held on Monday 20th November at St. Mary's Church Hall, Warsash, 109 Church Road, Warsash, starting at 7.30pm. All plotholders are welcome to attend. A copy of the Agenda will be available in due course.
Committee members who have agreed to stand for re-election are:
Chairman - Bob Hughes
Treasurer - Phil Pike
Trading Hut Manager - John Parsons
Posbrook Lane - John Parsons
Lodge Road - Sandra Milam
Warsash - Gill Rock
Sarisbury Green -
Hunts Pond Road - Martin Barnett, Keith Johnson and Alistair Burnett
A new Secretary is required. Applications for this post must be nominated and seconded and submitted in writing to the Secretary* before 20 October 2017.
A new Site Manager for Sarisbury Green is required. Sarisbury members are invited to send written nominations, which must be seconded, to the Secretary before 1 November 2017.
Any other nominations, which should also be proposed and seconded, should be submitted in writing to the Secretary before 1 November 2017.
Suggested items for inclusion in the AGM agenda should be submitted in writing to the Secretary before 1 November. At the meeting items may br raised during AOB. These will be for discussion only.
* AGM Secretary's duties will be fulfilled by Gill Rock, 16 Queens Road, Warsash, Southampton, SO31 9JY