New people in post – new ideas welcome

Word gets around so you may have heard this already. There have been some changes in the committee of Trustees who lead on organising activities, welcoming new members and helping everyone get the most from the Garden. There’s a new Secretary. Ian Garman has taken up the role (from Kate Thompson beforehand) and is now … Continue reading

June 14th work day

Team effort made for really good progress inside the polytunnel at today’s work day. And we welcomed two new members, recently moved to Stromness, who were happy to muck in too. With plenty of hands on deck, completing the second half of the path edging took just over an hour. Then we moved some boulders … Continue reading

Polytunnel – let’s get growing

Looking into polytunnel from west

The first plotholders have started planting in the polytunnel! Feel free to visit and see what’s growing on inside. Read on if you’d like to join them. Would you like to grow in it too? There are still plenty of plots available so if you’d like one, read the Rent A Plot information or ask … Continue reading

AGM 2015 and Chair’s report

We had a good AGM last Sunday with 18 folk turning out at the Community Centre to hear an update on the site by Chair Dan Lee. The Board of Trustees was re-elected with three new volunteers (9 in total). We then had a great talk from Bob Nelson (the gardener formerly known as Birsay … Continue reading

New site plan

Check out an updated site plan for the community garden here. It shows the new paths,┬áplots 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 5th April. Also, plots available!

There is a work day this Saturday 5th April 10 am – 4 pm at the community garden on Brownstown Road. It would be great if you could join us for whatever you can manage. Tasks: digging polytunnel foundation holes, willow planting We need: Hessian backed carpet for willow planting – please check your shed … Continue reading