Some articles on allotment gardens, allotment, allotment garden:
... A similar system to open fields survives in the United Kingdom as allotment gardens ... usually owned by local authorities, or by allotment associations ...
... In 1895, the first allotment garden of Sweden was established in Malmö, followed by Stockholm in 1904 ... and a woman in the upper ranks of society, who visited allotment gardens in Copenhagen and was delighted by them ... In her first book on the topic devoted to the usefulness of allotment gardens she wrote Anna Lindhagen is said to have met Lenin when he passed through Stockholm from the exile in Switzerland on their return trip ...
Famous quotes containing the words gardens and/or allotment:
“If I could put my woods in song,
And tell whats there enjoyed,
All men would to my gardens throng,
And leave the cities void.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Now I hold Creation in my foot
Or fly up, and revolve it all slowly
I kill where I please because it is all mine.
There is no sophistry in my body:
My manners are tearing off heads
The allotment of death.”
—Ted Hughes (b. 1930)