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UK: Heartbroken gardener stages sit-in protest after facing allotment eviction

Anke Wellhausen pictured at her allotment plot in Cavendish Road, Carlton.

Anke Wellhausen says she is being booted off the Robin Hood Allotments in Cavendish Road because her gardening techniques are not conventional.

By Matt Jarram
Nottingham Post
Aug 31, 2017

Excerpt:

She told the Post: “I would not say I was a bad gardener. I would love to know the reason for the eviction. I have only been given the standard phase which is non-cultivation.

“I have planted lots of new plants, I have put ground cover. It was overgrown when I took it on.

“I can only speculate the committee have a problem with my garden methods. I garden organically and environmentally as friendly as possible. I have tried to explain this to them.

“I will sit here and if anyone turns up I will ask for an extension. I want them to give me 28 days to put the plot in a better condition.

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