Turvey Allotments

Sow, Nurture, Harvest for Life

Ag Cur, Ag Cothú agus ag Sábháil don Saol

Turvey Allotments

About the allotmentsFingal Co Co

Turvey allotments are owned and run by Fingal County Council in north county Dublin.This website has been set up independently by an allotment holder to provide help and information. Turvey Entrance to Turvey Allotmentsallotments are situated on the Donabate / Portrane penninsula in Fingal. There are 232 plots - click here to see the layout map >>

If you wish to apply for an allotment - please visit Fingal Co Co Website or alternatively contact Fingal Co Co on (01) 890 5000 or email allotments@fingalcoco.ie or visit their website.

Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs

  • Take advantage of any chance to sow vegetable seeds if the ground is right ... most kinds can be sown now.
  • Control weed seedlings between vegetables as soon as they come up by hoeing on a bright dry breezy day. It is easier to get rid of weed seedlings when they are still small.
  • Onion sets can be put in now.
  • Potatoes can be planted.
  • Apply some potash to fruit trees or a fruit fertilizer to improve growth and yield but not rich compost or manure when tends to promote soft growth and diseases.
  • Spray apple and pear trees against scab diseases if the trees are of susceptible varieties and had scab last year.

Greenhouse and House Plants

  • Feed and water heavily all greenhouse plants, and repeat every week or two weeks to boost fast growth.
  • Sow sweet corn and runner bean seeds  in the next two weeks for planting out at the end of May.
  • There is still time to sow seeds of sweet peppers and chilli peppers.
  • Check all greenhouse plants for greenflies and other pests now.
  • Plant out greenhouse tomato plants, purchased or home-grown.
  • See www.garden.ie for more information.

Local Business

We like to promote and support growers, suppliers and any small business in our area. From organic and free range farms, garden centres, to your friendly local mechanic. The list brings you direct to the suppliers with contact details. If you would like to add your business here, please contact us.
Click here for your some great local businesses >>

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Allotment Opening Hours
Jan - Feb 8am to 5pm
Mar, Apr - May 8am to 7pm
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep 8am to 9pm
Oct 8am to 7pm
Nov - Dec 8am to 5pm

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Sanuk Thai supports Turvey Allotments

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Useful Links

Click here for some useful links to independent websites for information sources. Here are some links to organisations of interest.

Fingal Co Co

Transition Towns Donabate Portrane

Birdwatch Ireland

Newbridge House and Traditional Farm
Newbridge House and Farm - Donabate