Learn something new from the master of no-dig. As part of Charles’ current speaking tour of the UK, he’s agreed to add a stop (online, of course!) for the citizens of Glasgow.
The starting pistol has sounded and we’re off! Another growing season is underway. As we all reach for the seed sowing kit and seed packets we will all be thinking about getting our hands on quality growing medium to ensure the best chances for our darling seedlings & plants. Join us for a Q&A session […]
Do you think allotment sites should encourage a greater knowledge and experience of the natural environment and food growing in their locality? Register below to come along and share experiences and ideas about working with community groups. Discuss the why, what and how of contributing to your local community in these ways – particularly in […]
The soil is a living organism. How do we change it as we dig / no-dig, compost, companion plant, and engage with the biosphere? Could the way we nourish the […]
Between an increasing demand for growing space and the legal requirement for local authorities to publish new rules and regulations for allotments, how sites in Glasgow are to be organised […]
Three awards of £500 are given to support sites that want to improve and sustain both their communities and their environment.
Eating fruit from historic apple trees enables us to enjoy the different tastes, scents and textures that our ancestors knew. We can experience this on our allotments because apples and pears can be grown in cordons and espaliers, plums and cherries as fans. These do not take up too much room or cause problems for neighbours. John Butterworth had a […]
Details on how to apply are available on our awards pages. Submissions close at this point, and judging takes place in late August.
Applicants will deliver short presentations to an open meeting of GAF members (i.e. any plotholders in Glasgow), and the audience will vote on the winners.