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…

Continue reading

Octagon Opening and BBQ Photos

Yesterday’s Opening Event for our Outdoor Classroom and new community facilities went exceptionally well – we even managed to dodge all the threatened showers! Thanks go especially to Rita Callander from Greenspace Scotland who came along to open the Octagon in her role as Community Enabler for Tesco Bags of…

Continue reading

BBQ + Date for your Diaries

GFAA Outdoor Classroom/Wheelchair-Accessible Toilet Opening and Late Summer Barbecue  Saturday 9th September 2016  from 12.00 pm Plotters and our volunteers, along with their families and friends, are invited to our Opening Event and Late Summer Barbecue at the community orchard area of the Garthdee Field Allotments Site. The opening ceremony with drinks…

Continue reading

Identifying our trees

In support of the It’s Your Neighbourhood 2017 theme – Birds, Bees and Trees – we have begun to survey and identify the trees around our site. Marion (Plot 88) has created a prototype of a label we could use to identify each tree for interested plotters and visitors. However,…

Continue reading

Stunning!

Our wild flower area has been simply stunning for weeks now. Thanks to everyone who helped with the hard work to get it re-established this year and especially Michael who kept faith with the original idea of a wild flower garden after the difficulties of our first efforts.

Continue reading

It’s Your Neighbourhood – D-Day

It was a pleasure as always to have Ian and Sandra on site today to complete our annual assessment for IYN.  Fingers crossed!

Continue reading