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Allotment Gardens

 Gardener and Polish allotment gardens in Skwierzyna in the west of poland

The allotment gardens in the small town of Skwierzyna, Lubuskie, western Poland.

The word 'Działka', meaning allotment garden, is a Polish term for a little plot of land with an area between 300 and 500 sq.m. These state-owned allotment gardens are very popular with Poles who live in apartment blocks and are usually situated in towns or cities. All manner of lowers, fruits and vegetables are grown on these allotments, and most plots have some sort of rudimentary little house. According to the Polish Allotment Gardeners' Federation (PZD), there are over 982,000 allotments in Poland!

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