Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Allotment lecture September 1846

From the Nairnshire Mirror of Sep 19th 1846. Picture should enlarge a little.

Sunday, 20 November 2011

Mill Road Sweet Peas 20th November


Still going strong

getting started on the showbench

this is the title of book for beginners and is a guide to growing and showing vegetables, but would be of use to those of you that are growing for the table, remember the veg for showing you can eat as well so you can put it in to the show and then take it back to cook, i got the book while i was down at the scottish branch seminar of the national vegetable society, their aim is to help us grow quality vegetables not just for showing but for the table as well, i am sure we all want to grow the best we can and produce good results, after all the work we put in to our growing of the crops in the first place. we have local shows around the town so why not have a go for the 2012 season even if you only put a few veg in it helps these shows carry on, added to the satisfaction of knowing you have grown your own veg from seed that you have sown, the inportance of these local shows is not only do they showcase the growing of fruit vegetables flowers but the other arts and crafts that are about, some of them could die out if it were not for the folk who are keeping them going, all the more reason to support these shows and for the groups who run them, over the last few years more and more folk want to have the chance to grow their own fruit and vegetables so this is other way of promoting the growing of fruit vegetables and flowers.

Monday, 14 November 2011

Cracking night with Alan Romains, Archie and Donald

£450 raised on Saturday night in the Community Centre with Alan Romains top of the bill, not forgetting local horticulturalists Donald and Archie. Expenses to come off ye thowever Special thanks to all who helped with the lovely baking, manning stalls selling raffle tickets, and all who attended.
It was a great way to spend a Saturday night :-)

Sunday, 13 November 2011

BIG Bloomers coming to the High Street Tues 15th November

BIG BLOOMERS is opening on Tuesday 15th Nov at 49 high street nairn. Lots of fresh flower displays some artificial ones and various unusual vases.
Bobbi was the lady selling the flower baskets at Sandown this year and will now be opening her first shop.
Pop in for a look.

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Plot 7 Working group - message from Mandy

The A-team strike again and plot 7 looks fab going into winter.Thank you to all the gang who not only helped today but have helped over the last season with the plot and all our work parties. You know who you all are. A big thank you from Mandy and Karen and the rest of the committee. Will work on my soup recipes for next time.

Plot 7 Working group

THE A TEAM STRIKE AGAIN AND PLOT 7 NOW LOOKS FAB GOING INTO WINTER. THANK YOU TO ALL THE GANG WHO NOT ONLY HELPED TODAY BUT HAVE HELPED OVER THE LAST SEASON WITH THE PLOT AND ALL OUR WORK PARTIES.YOU KNOW WHO YOU ALL ARE. A BIG THANK YOU FORM MANDY AND KAREN AND THE REST OF THE COMMITTEE. WILL WORK ON MY SOUP RECIPES FOR NEXT TIME .