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Blackcurrant Gall Mite

As mentioned by Jill at the AGM, Blackcurrant Gall Mite has been found on the allotments this year. They are a serious problem which can stunt the growth of the plants and can reduce fruit production.

Rats in Compost Bins

Rats are a particular problem on allotments particularly in unturned compost bins.

Plum Diseases

During a recent site inspection it was quite surprising how many plum and damson trees were looking very sickly so Jill decided to do a little bit of research.