Stromness Community Garden: 1 year on site

One year (and a bit) on site (Sept 2013- Dec 2014), let’s celebrate our achievements so far. Time has flown by, but we have done a lot: 38 Household members 13 Plots let (over 400m sq area) 100+ on email list Entrance and car park built Shed in place with a concrete base Paths built … Continue reading

New site plan

Check out an updated site plan for the community garden here. It shows the new paths, plots and the polytunnel. Plots are still available (10 are currently let), see here for how to rent one. Polytunnel plots coming soon….

Work day Sat 17th May

There is a workday this Saturday (17th May) 9am – 1pm. The plan is to get the car park ecopaving laid. This will require a concerted effort for the morning so please come along if you can help out. We need to spread sand over the existing hardstanding, lay the recycled ecopaving and then spread … Continue reading

Work day photos

We had another productive work day on the 19th (sorry the post is a bit late!). The polytunnel foundations were completed ready for the concrete, more trees were planted and we brought lots of carpet and useful equipment to the site. This include a large water tank (thanks Agronomy at Orkney College!) which we will use … Continue reading

Entrance and hard standing completed!

The new entrance to the community garden and area of hard standing are complete. Thanks to BDS for such a fine job. We need to cover the hard standing with ecopaving and await the delivery of the shed. Exciting times!

Work starts on the new entrance and hard standing

Work started apace this week on the new road entrance and hard standing for the community garden site. This is funded by our Big Lottery grant and will enable us to commence with setting up the site. The works are due to finish this week.