Mystery post – solved!

We were very fortunate on our visit to our plot today inthat we met one of our neighbours, Julia. She has been an allotment holder at that site for 30 years and was very welcoming.

She confirmed that our plot has not been cultivated for about four years and was also able to tell us what the post was – the base of a swing.

Apparently, the swing was for the former plot holder’s had an arm coming out and the swing went round the base.

Who’d have guessed?

In other news, the work that Rodney (The Secret Garden) carried out on the path is paying off. Thanks to his efforts to cut into neglected banks, and even out the surface, accessing our plot has become less terrifying.

We also met another neighbour, who dropped by to check on progress: