Diary date for seed lovers

This message arrived from Lizzy Shepherd of Gone to Seed.  I know many plotters visited and enjoyed the Tarland event last year. _____________ I hope you are busy saving seed to share with your friends and to bring along to the 2018 Seed Swap and Potato Day being held in Tarland…

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New beginnings and new enthusiasts

It’s that time of year when plots begin to change hands.  All around the site there are signs of new plotters bringing extra energy to their newly acquired plots.  This wee detail on one caught my eye today. It’s a reminder that identifying your plot (which is a Council requirement) can…

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The great Poly-Tunnel clean-up

Post made on behalf of Susan:

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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