People have seating areas, sheds, barbeques, ponds, green houses, polytunnels, chickens and of course grow vegetables.
It’s a great way of learning because there are always seasoned gardeners about to watch and talk to.
Seed and plant swapping and also trading produce is a brilliant way to keep your costs down and make sure that a bumper crop does not go to waste.
I have heard it said that there are more allotments per capita in our town than anywhere else in the country. Not sure if this is true, but there certainly are a lot of allotments!