FIELD FACTS

Scottish Field - - LOUISE GRAY -

There are around 10,000 al­lot­ments in Scot­land. Some 4,600 peo­ple are on Scot­tish al­lot­ment wait­ing lists. In 1947 there were over a mil­lion plots in the UK pro­vid­ing 11% of our fresh fruit and veg­eta­bles. Now only about 3% of fresh pro­duce is home-grown. Just 30 min­utes of gar­den­ing a day boosts men­tal and phys­i­cal health.

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