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Derby’s Ashbourne Road and District Allotments has a claim to fame – it is home to three repurposed bus stops. Potty Plotter Elaine Crick explains

It’s not every allotment site that can boast a bus shelter and surely fewer still that have two. But what other allotment site in the UK can claim three bus shelters? Strange but true!

The ‘shelter theme’ seems to have grown by accident over the years and rumours have grown as to how that came about so that it has been the frequent subject of conversations among plotters and visitors alike. Each structure is firmly planted on the beautiful allotment site at Ashbourne Road and District Allotments (ARDAA) situated within the centre of Derby and each has a unique story of its own.

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Welcome to Kitchen Garden Magazine! In this issue: BRASSICAS ARE THE BEST ✪ Meet Carl Walters, winner of the Best Crop category in our annual competition A CUE FOR THE GREAT OUTDOORS ✪ The latest award-winning outdoor cucumber varieties revealed ALL ABUZZ ON THE PLOT Stephanie Hafferty is busy but still finds time to listen to the equally busy bees And much more!