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Wednesday, 27 May 2015

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Bob collects Hexham allotment award

KEEN gardener Bob Potter is the prince of the plots after picking up a prestigious award for his pristine allotment.

Bob Potter

The lovely vegetables he produces from his allotment at Wydon Park earned him a highly commended award in Hexham Town Council’s annual gardening awards.
And there was special applause when he collected his certificate at the town council’s January meeting – for Bob is blind.
He goes gardening accompanied by his guide dog Clyde, and carries out a lot of his planting totally by touch.
**Read the full story in this Friday’s Hexham Courant.