Look at our brilliant massive pumpkin grown here in Knowle West.
Guess it's weight by Monday morning and we'll announce the winner on Monday afternoon. Whoever is closest gets a pot of homemade jam.....
Come and join us for the best seats in town to watch the balloon fiesta – spectacular views, fresh pizza from the wood burning oven, raffle, home grown veg, fun activities for kids and much more. Everyone is welcome to attend.
When: Friday 7th August 2015
What time: 5pm – 8pm. Balloons take of at 6pm, food starts at 6pm
Where: Springfield Allotment, Andover Road, Knowle, Bristol BS4 1AJ (best view in town)
Who: You, your family and friends – everyone is welcome
How much: Entry is free. There is a small charge for the pizza/salads and our allotment produce, all proceeds go to support Knowle West Health Associations work.
Why: Spectacular views and delicious home grown food – what more can you ask for?
We look forward to seeing you there :-)
Here's our Steve and his Award (another one) - local food hero. Nice little piece in the Knowledge to celebrate his achievements. We'll deserved.
Some more pictures.....AND thanks to Sarah from onddaydayone for bringing her interactive pop up dome - and special App that listens to what we think the future will be like - sharing KW perspectives with the rest of the city. looking forward to seeing that on the big screen down town :-)
Many thanks to Kate Cooke for the exercise class - really nice to meet some new people. We made a hearty omelette using eggs, potatoes, onions and courgette from the allotment AND a Greek salad using red onion, tomatoes, herbs and cucumber from the allotment - next year we just need to grow olives and make the feta!
A bright yellow frog I found in tunnel 2 doing a great job eating the pests that eat my veg
Day one at Springfield allotments the students from UWE came up to help clear brambles and what a great hib they did day 2 today lots more to do
The frost has come to spring field allotments
Next year's compost in the making it the tunnels have used last year's to replenish the soil in both tunnels so we get some great fresh vegetables
I had a very close in counter this morning at Springfield allotments mr foxcame and said hello