Birmingham & District Allotment Confederation

Representing Allotment Gardeners & Associations Across Birmingham

Category: News

  • Exclusive Protection for NAS Members

    Exclusive Protection for NAS Members

    Association are reporting frustration when dealing with the charges for water on their site. In order to try and find out the level of dissatisfaction BDAC undertook a survey. Those results are now available for download.

  • Sad Loss of Mick Merrill

    Sad Loss of Mick Merrill

    It is with great sadness that we report the death of Mick Merrill of cancer and a stroke. Mick had been Chairman of the Ward End Gardeners Association (WEGA) for over 30 years when he retired from the role in November 2019, but he was active right to the end. First and foremost he was…

  • Planting Calendar

    Planting Calendar

    Association are reporting frustration when dealing with the charges for water on their site. In order to try and find out the level of dissatisfaction BDAC undertook a survey. Those results are now available for download.

  • WaterPlus Survey

    WaterPlus Survey

    Association are reporting frustration when dealing with the charges for water on their site. In order to try and find out the level of dissatisfaction BDAC undertook a survey. Those results are now available for download.

  • December 2022

    December 2022

    Schedule 8 Update

  • The New Agreement

    The New Agreement

    In 2021 BCC shared a new agreement which BDAC Executive advised sites NOT to sign – find out more … click here

  • Birmingham Dahlia Society Annual Show 2022

    Birmingham Dahlia Society Annual Show 2022

    Birmingham Honey Show :: Celebrate Honey and local Produce

  • A New Agreement

    A New Agreement

    In 2021 BCC shared a new agreement which BDAC Executive advised sites NOT to sign – find out more … click here

  • Heritage Project

    Heritage Project

    Birmingham based arts &heritage organisation General Public have approached BDAC about a project that would explore the heritage of allotments and their importance within Birmingham (in particular, memories and stories of allotment holders). They wish to work with BDAC and Allotment Associations on a heritage project that will involve creating an archive of stories from…

  • Allotments benefit Everyone

    Allotments benefit Everyone

    Financial value benefits of allotments Brighton & Hove Allotment Federation recently funded a study to identify the real costs and savings made by the local council from people having an allotment. With only 37 sites they found savings of £385,000 so in Birmingham that figure could be in six figures. Read the full report here