Tool Time

We have some new additions to our stock of tools which can be borrowed by any plotter. These were very kindly donated by Anne, an Aberdeen resident who is soon to move into a new home where she will no longer need them. Anne contacted us via the website. The…

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Community Empowerment and Funding

My thanks to Stephanie Morrison from RGU for alerting me to this very interesting article on possible funding sources, but just how much work is needed to secure them.

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FCBG Plant Sale

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New Camera

With funding from Aberdeen Greenspace we have been able to buy a Nikon Coolpix P900. This is a consumer style camera, so easy to use, but especially designed for taking closeup shots of flowers and insects and longer range wildlife photos.  Our bid to AG stressed use to improve the quality of…

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Sutherland Kale Seeds

Val Milne has asked me to post this item. “I have quite a large quantity of Sutherland Kale seeds. The seeds have been produced from organically grown plants grown on my allotment. This is a heritage variety and quite difficult to source. As there is much more seed than I…

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Aberdeen in Bloom

Judging for The Aberdeen in Bloom Garden Competition  2014 will take place over two weeks from 28th July to 8th August. There are various categories for the competition and City Allotments is category 8. I am circulating this e-mail to encourage as many of our plotters as possible to enter the…

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