Trap Grounds Allotment Association

Gardening Calendar


  • Sow winter lettuce in your cold frame
  • Putting a cloche over French beans still growing will extend their cropping season
  • Cut back asparagus foliage, weed bed and apply a layer of manure or compost
  • Prune gooseberries
  • Sow spring bulbs
  • Lift gladioli (if you do this)
  • Remove any yellowing leaves from Brussels sprouts and stake the plants if necessary
  • Sow early peas and broad beans for the spring
  • Lift any remaining beetroot
  • Harvest squashes and pumpkins
  • Plant field-grown fruit trees
Picture from allotment library
Two's Company On The Shed Door by Freddie Quartley