Allotments in Oxford

PRAGGLESEA   MEAD &

                   EAN'S HAM

 

             ALLOTMENT ASSOCIATION

 

Our allotments are adjacent to Hinksey Park, South Oxford. For further information on site availability or other matters please contact one of our officials (see below).

Please have a look at our environmental survey. Click here for the link.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Michael Walker          Chairman           Tel: 01865 791825                 
Anna
Mitchell        Treasurer                           
Jacqui Custerson
             Secretary

Committe Members


Gerard Ledger  (see email below)
David Helliwell  
 - Plot letting - Tel: 01865 436272
Kathy Bramble
Gerald McHugh


Waiting List

Please contact David Helliwell (see above) if you wish to go on the waiting list.   (Residents of South Oxford only please).  

See also the Oxford City Council Allotment page for other allotment sites OCCAllots

Please have a look at our environmental survey, wild flowers, birds, butterflies. Click here for the link. 



 

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Here are a few pictures of the allotments taken between Spring 2000 and Winter 2010.

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L. Poppies and delphinium.

R. Elder in bloom.

 

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Autumn Morning

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Autumn 2003

Dean's Ham on an autumn morning (left).

 

 

Spragglesea with sunflowers.

 

Spragglesea

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1. Mushrooms growing on wood chippings. (L). Autumn 2003.

 

Delphiniums. (R).

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Giant Mullein. (L).

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Spragglesea Mead. Swans on the allotments in winter, December 2000. (R)

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New Hinksey School Plot. Swans on the allotments in winter, December 2000. (L).

Angelica in Spring 2001. Even more spectacular than the previous year, as it seemed to like the floods. (R).

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Chives in flower (and peonies). (L).

 

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Strawberries on the School Plot. (R).

 

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A picnic in Spring. This part of the allotment is a veritable paradise in sunshine. (L).

Cardoons. These did not survive the floods and frost of winter 2002-3, but more are being grown. (R).

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 Seven sisters

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 The seven sisters in the park.

 

 

A view of Delft by Ver Meer ? No, this is Dean's Ham in winter 2001, the meadow from which our allotment takes its name. (R).

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Tayberries in July. (L).

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Teazels on the allotment. They are a native wild flower, but may be grown from seed. They are occasionally seen on roadside verges. (R).

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Left: A Painted Lady on Sedum.

Autumn 2003. (L).

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Right: our allotment barbecue, July 2004. Click here for this and other photos

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Left: Winter on the allotments. The walnut tree

Winter 2005. (L).

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Right: The seven sisters in winter, 2005.

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Left: Winter 2005

 

 

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Right: Winter 2007

 

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