Today (Sunday 23 Feb) is the day! - Reidvale Neighbourhood Centre - 11am - 3pm - Potato sales, workshops, face painting, seed swapping, and cake! Read on for more about the potatoes on offer...
If you've taken on your plot since January 2019 (yes, the start of last year), you're eligible to apply before the deadline of July 2020. We wanted to let you know now so that you can a) get planning, and b) take the required photo of your plot before you get started!
(Okay, that's a snail. There isn't a slug emoji, though...) From 20 January until 2 March 2020, the Royal Horticultural Society and Newcastle University are on a recruitment drive for 60 volunteers to help out with a year-long study. You must: Be interested in learning more about slugs and how to identify themBe able to … Continue reading Count your slugs! 🐌
On 9 January, the bi-monthly GAF meeting had the topic of ‘Starting the Season – Rearing Your Own Plants‘. Some of our most experienced members shared tips and answered questions from newer plotholders. We’ve packaged up a summary of the key points so you can read them online.
What's COP26? Officially a general term meaning 'Conference of the Parties', the most well-known COP is the annual conference officially known as the United Nations Climate Change Conference. The 25th annual COP - COP25 - was recently held in Madrid (although it was originally planned for Chile, before civil unrest took hold and it was … Continue reading Get your allotments involved! UN climate summit – COP26
On 12 November 2019, Richard, Christine and Scott from the GAF Executive Committee went along to a Scottish meeting of the recently formed COP26 coalition to talk about how we can get involved in Glasgow-based activities. (If you're new to the idea of the COP, this description should bring you up to speed...) Over the … Continue reading COP26 coalition meeting Nov 2019 – a report and a call to arms
11am - 3pm, Reidvale Neighborhood Centre, Dennistoun, G31 1QW Grab yourself some seed potatoes, learn a new technique, and even get the kids' faces painted... Potatoes, sets and seeds for sale Potato Day is our annual event to kick-start the growing season. We'll have over 40 varieties of seed potato, the majority of which are Scottish … Continue reading Volunteer or donate towards Potato Day: Sun 23 Feb 2020