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Digging their scene
During the pandemic the demand for
allotments is said to have soared. But what do these small patches of land mean to those who cultivate them? Melanie Weaver asked some West Suffolk allotment holders
Friendship, fresh air and a freezer full of veg - these are just some of the benefits of keeping an allotment. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for plots in England has soared and the average waiting time is now six to
eight months. We spoke to local allotmenteers from Bury and beyond to find out more about the joys and challenges of allotment gardening.

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