Work day Sunday 24th August

Our next work day will be at our Brownstown Road site on Sunday (24th) from 10am to 2pm.  Please come along for whatever time you can spare to help out with finishing off the paths and moving ahead with erecting the polytunnel.  We also hope to do some soil testing. Advertisements

Beechgrove Gardens talk photos

Around 60 people enjoyed an interesting and entertaining evening at Stromness Town Hall last Monday with a talk about the community garden by Chair Dan Lee, a film clip from the Beechgrove programme about Gunnie Moberg in her garden at Don, and a talk by George Anderson about the programme, which included a look behind the … Continue reading

Gunnie in her garden

Originally posted on The Gunnie Moberg Archive:
image:Gunnie Moberg from her later series of flower portraits using double exposures made at her garden at Don, Outertown, Stromness. Following the last post, thank you to Tern TV for allowing us to share this clip from a 2003 episode of The Beechgrove Garden when the TV programme visited Gunnie Moberg in her…

Beach cove meets Beechgrove

Originally posted on The Gunnie Moberg Archive:
Last night at Stromness Town Hall George Anderson from TV’s Beechgrove Garden entertained over sixty people at an event run by Stromness Community Garden. This isn’t the first time the Beechgrove Garden has come to Stromness, over a decade ago the team came to Gunnie Moberg’s garden at Don,…

Beechgrove Garden Talk – Mon 11th Aug

The Beechgrove Garden presenter George Anderson is coming to the county next week and will be giving a talk at Stromness Town Hall on Monday 11th August. The evening with the TV presenter will include a clip from an archive episode of The Beechgrove Garden that features Gunnie Moberg’s garden in Outertown, Stromness. Anyone who … Continue reading

Paths near completion! Next work day Sun 10th August

We had a productive work day last Saturday. Field drains were laid below the path and geotextile and stone chips were laid. A culvert was built from concrete blocks and slabs for the main ditch. It’s all very dry now but this area was ankle deep in surface water in the spring! The path now nearly … Continue reading