Late Summer BBQ

It was great to see so many at our BBQ at the weekend – and especially so many kids.  Thanks to Gill for all her hard work organising things and to Michael and Marion for the treasure hunt and Vinny for the trailer tours – always a success!!  In fact,…

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Pollinators on Parade

There were pollinators a plenty on the plots today: like the rest of us, scudding before the storms threatened for the afternoon perhaps. Hopefully, they and lots of plotters will be back around on Sunday 11.00 – 12.30 for our Community Sunday Activities – with added coffee and cake for…

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CFINE Aberdeen Urgent Appeal

CFINE urgently need long lasting foods- as per the attached poster.  Our friends at Inchgarth Community Centre have asked us to help with this appeal. You already know that Inchgarth supports and hosts the TLC foodbank, which does an outstanding job for the people of Garthdee and South Aberdeen as…

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Our New Zealand Flatworm Problem

We have just received the interim report from OPAL and the University of Aberdeen on our flatworm problem.  It does not make for great reading as it suggests that over 70% of our plots are infested with these pests. Suggestions as to how to deal with flatworms, taken from this very…

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Aberdeen in Bloom Competition

Application forms for the 2017 competition are now available and entries have to be returned got to be returned to Aberdeen City Council by 14 July.  We have always been big supporters of the City’s, Britain in Bloom efforts and I hope we will see the usual big entry from…

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Gardening Scotland Pallet Gardens

Our visit to Gardening Scotland gave us all sorts of good ideas for Primary visit activities next year. Lots of imagination and talent on show.  

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