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- Nearly 90% of local authorities experienced increase in demand for allotments (APSE)
- 38% of local authorities now have waiting lists of 1,000 people or more (APSE)
- National Allotments Week (8-14 August) to highlight benefits of growing your own produce
As National Allotments Week 2022 approaches, the value of the 18 allotment planters at Quintain Living’s Canada Gardens in London’s Wembley Park during their first full growing season is becoming truly apparent. The allotment garden has become a hub for residents of all ages to get together and connect with nature, to socialise over shared growing tips and to enjoy producing fresh, seasonal food for the whole family.