Definition of 'allotment'
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Many areas have waiting lists for allotments and new gardens are getting smaller. The Sun (2009)It was invariably fresh from local allotments or no farther away than the next county. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some allotment holders have been quick to defend their local councils and praise the service they offer. The Sun (2009)People rent allotments to grow their own fruit and vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Families were encouraged to turn gardens into allotments or use them to keep chickens. The Sun (2014)It was chopped up and used on local allotments. The Sun (2007)Other allotment holders report having their best vegetables damaged or stolen. Times, Sunday Times (2009)How can he get carrots to grow on his allotment? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Also the hiring out by a rural landowner of allotment gardens can cause planning problems. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)It might also be worth contacting your local allotments to see if anyone grows them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Most of the allotment holders have brought in their harvest of summer vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Get an allotment and grow your own? Times, Sunday Times (2007)He claimed many allotment holders were interested in the alternative site. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Farm shops go from strength to strength and growing vegetables in allotments is fashionable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If this is clean enough to go back into rivers surely we could buy a tanker for gardens or allotments. The Sun (2006)Like shabby houses and land allotments. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This rich compost is then distributed to allotments, local parks and farmers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The allotment garden exhibit is of great interest to the many show visitors who are growing fruits and vegetables for the first time. The Sun (2009)There was consternation at my local allotments after last week's frosts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I want to get an allotment next year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I hope he enjoys many more years on his allotment. The Sun (2009)They are also scouring rivers, parks, open land and allotments. The Sun (2008)Bears are being forced into smaller and smaller allotments bereft of seals and they have to find something else to eat, and that generally means each other. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We own a house in London backing onto a main railway line, and rent a small allotment on railway land over the back fence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He also loved gardening and had an allotment near his home in Cambridge, where he produced most of the fruit and vegetables for his family. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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