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Welcome

Welcome to the Burley Model Allotments website. Our aim is to inform and hopefully amuse you as you meander through the website. You will find a number of pages that will help you find out more about the Association joining with us as either an allotmenteer or by just attending one of our events during the year culminating in the Annual Show which is held on the first Sunday in September.

Join Us

Come on in and Join Us here at Burley Model Allotments, we’re a friendly enough bunch and we will try help as much as we can. If you want to join the Association then this is the page for you. Submit the Application Form on the Join Us page and we will be in touch. Alternatively for those of you who prefer the personal touch pop in and see us, the site is open every Saturday Morning between 10 and 11a.m. (except Xmas and New Year). The site can be accessed from the Gate on Lumley Place which is off Lumley Road the nearest postcode is LS4 2NL.

Contact Us

This page is for existing members or applicants to contact us regarding any issue you may have. Use the Form on the page or you can find us on the map or we also have our postal address here. Again for the personal touch you can come and see us at the site and sit down and have a cuppa and tell us what’s on your mind. The site can be accessed from the Gate on Lumley Place which is off Lumley Road the nearest postcode is LS4 2NL.

"Plant carrots in January and you'll never have to eat carrots."
Author Unknown

"No two gardens are the same. No two days are the same in one garden."
Hugh Johnson

"Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes."
Author Unknown

Events

Here you will find our Calendar of events and it’s where we will update you with News of what’s happening on the site. There are a number of events planned as well as some annual events such as the Annual Show and the A.G.M.

Library

This is where you can find all of the Documentation for the site. This includes minutes from the Annual General Meetings, Annual Show Schedules, Newsletters, Committee Meetings, Forms, Maps and leaflets as well as documents from Leeds City Council and the Leeds and District Allotment Gardeners Federation along with other miscellaneous stuff. It’s a veritable treasure trove of everything you ever wanted to know about the site.

Annual Show

Here is a page dedicated to the Show, Here you will find a copy of the Show Schedule, as well as information regarding the Show.

"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever."
Napoleon Bonaparte

"What’s brown and runs around the garden? …A fence."

"Can a match box? No, but a tin can!"

Trading Hut

This page is dedicated to the Trading hut and provides details of all the things we sell on site. It’s a grand place to meet with other plot holders and have a cuppa the hut is open every Saturday morning (except Xmas and New Year). The hut stocks a wide range of items at reasonable prices. From here you can also use the seed ordering schemes we have with Kings Seeds and D.T. Browns. In spring we also sell seed potatoes, onions and shallots.

Recipies

Here you will find out what can be done with the produce you grow. From starters and Soups; Drinks; Main Courses; Cakes; Biscuits; Jams and Chutneys to Deserts and puddings. The recipes are from plot holders and hopefully prove useful when deciding on what to do with the things you have grown. If you have a favourite recipe of your own you would like to include use the contact us page and let us have it.

History

A potted history of the site, we would welcome any information you have old photo’s memories of the site to help us build up a more inclusive history of the site.

Links

There are a number of useful national and local organisations recorded here as well as some useful books and gardening websites to visit. There are also links to a number of gardening forums and a directory of places you may wish to visit. If we have missed anything please use the contact us page and we will add it to the site.

"What do you call a country where people drive only pink cars…a pink carnation."

"I've planted part of a riding whip. I'm hoping for a nice crop."

"No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery."