One year on, the polytunnel is looking great!

One year on the polytunnel is looking great. We moved in a year ago in June, and all the plots are nearly taken. Most have had a good head start from last year and the plots are looking great. Everything from tomatoes, onions, fancy lettuce, sweet potatoes, climbing beans, vine, fig, courgettes, kale, carrots, leeks, … Continue reading

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

Paths, flowers and a visit from Kirkwall Youth Cafe

The work day last Saturday was helped with a visit from members of the Kirkwall Youth CafĂ©. Turf was laid around the edge of the hardstanding to neaten this up and blend it in with the surrounding ground. The main path was laid out from the shed to the gate and polytunnel area. This is … Continue reading