August 24, 2017

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It’s a miserable morning outside with mist clinging to our office window and damp that seems to be seeping into my bones, but our garden is still lovely and cheerful. I can just make out the flowers through the grey.

Firstly wanted to say thank you to Danny and John at Homebase for surprising us with a lovely new storage whatsit for our garden. We're so lucky to have your support! 

Yesterday we had a great session with the exception of missing a couple of our guys who were off. We are really excited to welcome a new veteran into our fold, who seemed...

June 8, 2017


It’s raining.

It. Has. Been. Raining. All. Day.

Despite that, we’ve had a really good day in the garden and everyone has been squelching around in the mud and chatting damply. Although we’re all now smelling a bit like wet dog we’ve managed to get a lot done and thanks to the Sandy man at Dundee City Council we have several tonnes of compost, half of which has been shovelled and barrowed into our raised beds and the other half of which is rapidly cascading down the hill in a muddy stream. Plus side, as Michael has just pointed out, we don’t need to w...

June 2, 2017

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Happy Friday Everyone!

Today's blog features glasshouses, two of them.  It could be said that we have had a bit of trouble putting our greenhouses together. You know that you are going to have a bit of trouble when the instructions don't make sense in any language!  But thanks to patience, humour and determination, our volunteers and veterans are figuring it out together. It does help when we put the door frames on the right way round! They say that laughter is the best medicine and we have had a really good laugh this week. 

We had a donati...

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