Flower and Pedal Power

Thanks go to Phil for this post and photo: Here’s Val ready to cycle home with a rucksack of blossom. Did it see home or get blown away on the journey????

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Black Earth Abounds

With the promise of a new season just a few weeks away now a wee wander round our site today showed just how well on the winter digging was going on many of our plots. It was nice to see so many of these plots were, ‘under new management’ this…

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Randall MacLennan

Some sad news. We’re sorry to announce the passing on 31 October of another long-serving plotter. Randall (Plot 94B) took on plot 94 in 1989 but for several years before that he helped his father-in law Norman McLeod who held the plot. Randall was kind-hearted, loved the outdoors and had…

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Frank Laird

Sadly our longest serving plotter Frank Laird passed away on Tuesday 19th July. Frank started at Garthdee allotments in 1968 on Plot 26. Frank was well respected at the allotment and always had a friendly greeting for other plotters. As you might guess he accumulated a lot of helpful information…

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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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Mine is bigger than yours

To break with the spell of dreich weather of the last week we decided to amuse our readers with some of our members’ prowess at growing carrots.   4ft and 6in nonetheless, good effort!     Now that the long dark days are fast approaching perhaps it’s a good time…

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