Unwanted Items Collection May 31/June 1

Aberdeen City Council have offered to provide us with a trailer/cart to facilitate removal of unwanted items from our plots. This would include old carpets, corrugated iron, wire mesh, glass items and so on. Wood should be retained for burning on site. This offer is being made to help us…

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Mr Fox comes to call…

When working her plot on Thursday last, Rhona spotted this visitor. While many have reported seeing foxes around our site, Rhona was quick enough with her phone camera to catch this shot: Foxes are much more common visitors to open areas and gardens in our cities than they used to…

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Noticeable Improvement

Sharp-eyed visitors to our site will have seen our noticeboard on the bothy now sports a smart new canopy. We were having trouble with water ingress so the canopy will help prevent that to some extent. The perspex still needs to be resealed to the frame and this will be done…

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A Fine Crop…

It’s a little early in the season for most things, but a walk around our site today showed not only signs of lots preparation for sowing and planting, but a fine crop of… scarecrows!  Here are some of the ones that caught the eye. It’s to be hoped the birds will…

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