Wellesbourne Allotments
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Exceptionally rare & critically endangered Corncockle flower is growing on several Wellesbourne Allotment plots

Exceptionally rare & critically endangered Corncockle is growing on several Wellesbourne Allotment plots - one of Britain's most threatened & most beautiful wildflowers. Its cultural history is very interesting too.

Corncockles were extinct in the wild in the UK, although until relatively recently were very common. Originally introduced to Europe from the Middle East, around 6000 years ago during the Neolithic period…..

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Valuable Funds raised at 2019 Wellesbourne Street Fayre

Thanks to all plot holders for the fabulous plants, produce & Tombola prizes you all donated for Saturday’s Wellesbourne Street Fayre.

As usual visitors greatly appreciated the opportunity to get their hands on quality plants. Some regulars rely on our stall for veg plants every year, especially Toms !

Although the weather reduced the numbers of visors to the 2019 Fayre, we still raised £210.30, which is just shy of the 2018 total of £238.15.

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