Tag Archive for 'Guernsey allotments'

New allotments available in St Martin in Guernsey

May 30th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Troy Waterman has made available ten new allotments of 35 square metres each bordering Rue des Grons in St. Martin. Each allotment can be rented for £120.00 per year. Each allotment is one metre apart from the next.  The allotments can be reached along a grass verge. The land lies in an east to west […]

Allotment gardeners tend to be significantly healthier than those who do not tend allotments

November 26th, 2010 by Dr Agnes van den Berg

People who have an allotment, especially those aged over 60, tend to be significantly healthier than those who do not. Researchers writing in BioMed Central’s open access journal Environmental Health have shown that the small gardens were associated with increased levels of physical activity at all ages, and improved health and well-being in more elderly […]