Calling All Plotters: Community Sunday

  Dear Plotters, This is a call for this month’s Community Sunday, this Sunday at 11.00 (weather permitting), with coffee/tea and cakes from 12.30 at the Octagon. There’s plenty to do on site: – fill potholes – complete bulb planting at Octagon (partially completed by Volunteers) – general site tidy…

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Cheaper Seeds – a new GFAA Benefit

Good news! GFAA has joined the Dobies Gardening Associations Group Scheme. (Please note: this is Dobies with one ‘b’ and not the Dobbies with the local gardening superstore – as owned by Tesco I hear.)  Under this scheme, our plotters and volunteers ordering from Dobies will receive a 40% discount on…

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AGM Diary Date

Our GFAA AGM will be held this Saturday at 11.00 on the RGU Campus.  The short formal AGM will be followed by an informal General Meeting that will include a talk by Bruce Taylor from Plot 79 entitled, “Soil Health and how to Improve it”.  Bruce has just finished a…

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Diary Date – AGM and General Meeting

Dear plotters Our AGM and next General Meeting will take place at RGU’s Riverside East Building, Room 346, at 11.00 am on Saturday 4 November. Free parking is available at RGU. The AGM addresses reports from Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary, election of Committee members and amendments to the Constitution. The…

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Allotment Life

Thanks go to Pat and Stuart for alerting me to this, Allotment Life, FaceBook group. I have been following them for a week or so now and they seem a lively, friendly and knowledgeable lot. I have added a link from our Links Page.  Don’t forget, we have our own…

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Trees and Bees Survey

The, It’s your Neighbourhood programme, had trees, bees and butterflies as a special focus this year and this prompted us to take a look at the trees and bees found on site.  We decided to conduct a little informal research and thanks goes to all who contributed ideas and information.…

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