"I'm not suggesting throwing people off existing plots, but if a plot comes up, split it into a combination of allotment sizes to suit those who are going to be there either every day, three times a week, or one day over the weekend.
"People with big plots are ending up covering half in matting to suppress weeds."
She added: "You used to fill up your freezer with runner beans. I'd string them as a kid for hours but how many people do that nowadays?"Now people want fresh and exotic, but if you grow three plants of fresh chillies you have too many."