Can you help as a Trustee?

Here’s news of a few changes among the Trustees, as well as an invitation if you’d like to nominate someone (including you yourself) to act as Secretary or to join the Garden Society’s Trustees. Correction (October 25th 2015) Some of the information below is wrong. Turns out it’s a good idea if someone who writes … Continue reading

Making the most of the good days

Work day (7th), meeting (8th) and photo catch up!

There are a couple of dates coming up for the Community Garden.  . Our next workday is this Sunday (7th September) when we hope to finish off the paths and make progress on erecting the polytunnel frame; we could do with a good turnout for this so please come along for whatever time you can … 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,…

Foundations in place

Great progress was made on Saturday for the work day (3rd May). The concrete lorry arrived just after 9am and tipped the load onto some plastic. Then the race was on to set the ground stays for the polytunnel. We hired a motorised wheelbarrow which helped move the concrete across the field to the site. … Continue reading


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