Court Lane Allotments has been accepted to participate in the Big Dig Birmingham project on Saturday 16th March 2013, 11am to 3pm. This is part of a national initiative to connect local communities with gardening projects in their area.
We are an urban allotment site in Erdington. We have 105 allotment plots, a recently-developed community garden with resident honey bees, and a thriving sociable community of allotmenteers.
We are having an open day on to carry out essential maintenance of the Community Garden area and plant additional fruiting bushes along the perimeter of the site. Volunteers should bring spades and gardening gloves and a willingness to dig!
When: 16/03/2013 Time: We are open to the public 11am to 3pm. We also have an on-site gardening shop for essential tools, seeds, compost etc.
Where: Court Lane (Junction with Jarvis Road) Erdington B23 5RN
How to get there: We are a 10 minute walk from Erdington railway station. Several buses pass right by the entrance on Court Lane. There is on-site parking for cars.
VOLUNTEERS WHO FILL OUT A REWARD CARD OF VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES WILL BE ENTERED INTO A PRIZE DRAW!
More information on Big Dig Birmingham can be found here.