Aberdeen in Bloom Garden Competition

It was wonderful this week to see Garthdee Field so prominent in the Allotments Section of the Aberdeen in Bloom Annual Garden Competition.  We had the biggest number of entries, showing our continued support for the City Council’s efforts to promote gardening and allotments. It was great to see so…

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Aberdeen in Bloom Competition

Application forms for the 2017 competition are now available and entries have to be returned got to be returned to Aberdeen City Council by 14 July.  We have always been big supporters of the City’s, Britain in Bloom efforts and I hope we will see the usual big entry from…

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Plot Security Advice

Pat Wilson has forwarded this advice from Police Scotland. Security When looking at issues surrounding security always take into consideration the following three points: APPROPRIATE – If the risk is small a simple solution will be appropriate, the higher the risk the more that will need to be implemented REALISTIC…

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Recycling Plant Pots and Seed Trays

Some recent news from Pat at the Council: Please find information detailed below via Adrian Atkinson, Representative, Holburn Street, to share with the plotters at your sites. You may be aware that the Council has started to roll-out mixed recycling facilities and this includes some things that couldn’t previously be…

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Blooming Britain!

GFAA were part of a Council group at the Duthie Park representing Aberdeen City in the Britain in Bloom competition today.  Along with a dozen or so other organisations we were invited along to evidence gardening activities in the City.  The judges were very interested to hear of the development…

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Volunteer’s Breakfast Event

Aberdeen City Council hosted an excellent volunteers networking opportunity this week as a thank you to all the groups who have contributed to the Council’s It’s Your Neighbourhood efforts. The event was hosted in the Duthie Park and featured some exceptionally fine cakes and bakes, or affa fancy peeces if you…

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