Its Your Neighbourhood Success

It is with great pleasure that I can tell all GFAA members, volunteers and friends that at the recent Britain in Bloom hosted, It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards Day, GFAA were awarded an Outstanding Level Award and, better still, our first Certificate of Distinction.  Gill and Phil attended the event on our…

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Trees and Bees Survey

The, It’s your Neighbourhood programme, had trees, bees and butterflies as a special focus this year and this prompted us to take a look at the trees and bees found on site.  We decided to conduct a little informal research and thanks goes to all who contributed ideas and information.…

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The Great Garthdee Biodiversity Challenge

We hoped Miss Rennie’s Primary 4/5 Class would rise to the biodiversity treasure hunt challenge and find it fun: and of course they did not disappoint.                            

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Community Sunday September 2016

Welcome to the last of the summer’s Community Sundays on 18 September (before the BBQ the following weekend).  In addition to some regular maintenance work (e.g. pothole filling, site tidying, light pruning in the orchard), would anyone with stones which are not required kindly bag these and lay them at…

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Meet Gordon our Latest Volunteer

Gordon picked a pretty hot day for his first visit onsite as a Volunteer Member of GFAA, but that did not stop him putting in a full shift for us. Gordon is a keen gardener at home in Portlethen and had six years experience of volunteering with a gardening project near Gourdon, which…

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Man at work!

Thanks to Vinny and Anne for passing on this excellent shot of a hard-at-work Stuart. Any guesses as to what he is about to plant?

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