Peat Free Growing // FebFest Day 1 of 6

Anton Rosenfeld has been with Garden Organic for 15 years. His work has ranged from projects with commercial field-scale growers to small-scale community gardens and allotments. He has worked as a grower, runs many training courses and regularly writes for Grow Your Own and Kitchen Garden magazine. He has a passion for soils, composting and growing […]

Lost and Found: vegetable journeys and seed diversity // FebFest Day 2 of 6

Take a journey through the past and present trajectories of Scottish heritage vegetables. Rowan Lear will introduce Glasgow Seed Library and chair a panel of local speakers, each with a perspective on plant biodiversity and traditional varieties, why we want to grow them and how best to do this. Trained as a plant breeder of vegetable […]

Allotment Forest Gardening // FebFest Day 3 of 6

Watch the recording A different type of cultivation based mostly on perennial leaf, shoot, fruit and nut crops. Alan Carter, author of ‘A Food Forest – plant it, grow it, cook it’, will talk about his experiences over twenty years on his allotment and answer questions on: – Designing a forest garden– Implementing a forest […]

POSTPONED – Discussion: Welcoming New Scots // FebFest Day 6 of 6

We’ll hopefully be able to reschedule this discussion as part of our usual annual programme of talks and events. Keep an eye out here on our events calendar where we’ll publish this year’s series shortly, and you’ll be able to sign up for all of the Zooms! --- Come and share the way your site […]

Applying to GAF Awards – info sessions (Replaced with online info)

This event has been cancelled due to low interest from eligible allotment sites. Full award info is avialable on our awards website, and information that would have been shared at this event will be posted as short recordings on those award information webpages.

Open Forum: Rewilding & Allotments

Rewilding on a small scale is about making a difference. Working with others, whether it's your neighbours or your local allotment group, is one of the best ways of increasing the cumulative impacts of rewilding.

Come along and discuss what you can do (or have been doing) to rewild your plot!