Lia Leendertz is a gardening author and journalist (a regular contributor to the 'Guardian') who lives in Horfield. Here she begins her search into the history of Horfield allotments.
Plot 22, episode 1
Two summers ago I met an 80-year-old man who had worked his allotment plot all of his adult life. His father had worked a plot on the site before him, and his grandfather before that. There was the human history of this allotment site, laid out before me in lifetimes. It put a shiver down my spine.........
You can read the rest of Lia's article and see her video here: http://wp.me/p2V8yj-m7