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Allotments

 
The allotments have always been a pastime of many a Horden man and they are still thriving to this day.  The leek and flower shows are still held in the local clubs annually and competitions still attract a large number of entries.
 
 
 

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Allotments at the crossroads, North Horden.

 

 

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Allotments at South Horden, between the coastal footpath and the railway track.

 

 

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Tomato growing.

 

 

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Onion growing.

 

 

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Leek growing.  In 1993 the world record size for a leek was held by a Horden man.

 

 

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Geese.  There is no need for a guard dog when these are around!

 

 

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A couple photos of chickens in their pen.

 

 

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This one is on the nest ready to lay an egg.

 

 

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Feeding time.

 

 

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Onion sets.



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