Resources

Here we have listed links to external sites that we think might be helpful
for you as a plotholder:

Allotment Rules (Brighton & Hove City Council)
What you can and can’t do on your plot and on the site.

Related to Craven Vale and Whitehawk Hill Allotments Society

Constitution
The founding principles of our Society, set up in 2014.

AGM Minutes 2021
Minutes from our last AGM in August 2021.

Committee Meeting Minutes
Our latest discussions related to management and improvement of the sites.

Newsletters

August 2021

July 2021

June 2021

May 2021

The National Allotment Society
The National Allotment Society (NAS) is the leading national organisation upholding the interests and rights of the allotment community across the UK.

Brighton and Hove Allotment Federation
The umbrella organisation that promotes and protects allotments in Brighton and Hove, and which represents plotholder interests to Brighton & Hove City Council. 

Whitehawk Community Food Project
Founded in 1996, the Whitehawk Community Food Project is a volunteer-led community allotment focusing on growing wholesome high-quality food all year round, utilising organic, permaculture and biodynamic principles and techniques.

Brighton & Hove Organic Gardening Group
A not-for-profit community organisation, supporting the organic cause in the local area and inspiring more people to garden organically.

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Seeds, plants and tools

Real Seeds
Their aim is to ‘assemble the best collection of really reliable, tasty and interesting non-hybrid vegetables for the home gardener, allotment grower, or smallholder.’

Simpson’s Seeds and Plants
A small company, based in West Wiltshire, specialising in seeds and plantlets for the Kitchen Garden

Kings Seeds
A leading supplier of vegetable, flower and herb seeds, as well as, soft fruit and plug plants. CVWHAS members get discounts on Kings’ products.

Buckingham Nurseries
A well established family business with a great range of fruit trees, ornamentals and garden sundries. Particularly recommended for its reasonably priced hedging packs.

Victoriana Nurseries
A Kent-based, family run nursery that sells a great range of fruit plants/trees, vegetables, herbs and ornamentals. Particularly recommended for their grape vines.

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Keeper’s Nursery
The UK’s largest range of fruit trees

Sussex Apple Trees
The owner of this website is Peter May, a fruit tree grower and orchard advisor. He also runs courses in orchard planting, orchard care, as well as fruit tree grafting

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Sussex Wildlife Trust
Sussex Wildlife Trust has over 30,000 members who are helping to protect the rich natural heritage of East and West Sussex, as well as Brighton & Hove.

Bees

Bees, Pesticides and the Future of Farming
A great lecture given by Prof. Dave Goulson in Brighton,May 2017

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust
The Bumblebee Conservation Trust was established because of serious concerns about the ‘plight of the bumblebee’

Butterflies

Butterfly Conservation (Sussex Branch)
Butterfly Conservation is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of butterflies and moths.

Other insects

Hoverfly Lagoons
Diary of a project to create water havens for Sussex hoverflies

Seedy Sunday
Seedy Sunday in Brighton and Hove is the UK’s biggest and longest-running community seed swap event and usually takes place on the first Sunday in February. 

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