Shoebox Garden Competition – School Category Results

The winning school in this years competition is Castle Court School in Dorset, who sent us an amazing 60+  entries, from pupils in years 3 to 5. A huge array of wonderful garden designs all made beautifully, thoughtfully and imaginatively. Brilliant!! Coming a very…

Shoebox Garden Competition – Individual Category Results

We are delighted to announce the winner of the ‘Individual’ category of the Garden Shoebox competition is Grace Matheson (age 7). 🤩 Grace’s garden is based on a beach theme and features carrot, nasturtium and lobelia plants – all grown from seed! Grace upcycled…

Shoebox Garden 2022

Our annual Shoebox Garden competition is now open. For more details click on the link: Shoebox Garden 2022 

Guest Pod – Bonnymuir Green Community Trust

Our latest Guest Pod features Bonnymuir Green Community Trust.   Our final Tattie Day of 2022 was held at Bonnymuir Green – visitors who hadn’t been before were amazed with all it has to offer – including a cafe, outside sitting area, bees, pick…

Congratulations Bob!

We are delighted to say that OSF’s Bob Donald received a Certificate of Merit from The Caley (Royal Caledonian Horticultural Scociety) at their 2022 Annual Awards Ceremony last night, in recognition of his services to gardening/ horticulture. Totally deserved – well done Bob! Bob…

Spring ’22 Newsletter

Our Spring ’22 Newsletter is available now!

Grow Tatties Booklet

We are delighted to let you know about our brand new booklet ‘Grow Tatties’ – aimed at new and less experienced growers. Free copies (along with seed potatoes, vegetable seeds, and some flower seeds) are available at our March Give Away events – now’s…

OSF Potato Project

Growing potatoes in the NE of Scotland in 2022? If the answer is yes, would you like to help us with our Citizen Scientist type project? We want know what varieties of potatoes you’re growing this year, and how well they grow. For more…

Free Seeds!

As well as giving away FREE seed potatoes at our March events we’ll also be giving away a range of FREE vegetable and flower seeds. These giveaways are possible thanks to a number of individuals and organisations who have generously donated seeds to OSF….

Tattie Days 2022

All dates for our free seed tattie giveaways are now confirmed. More information on individual events coming very soon – keep an eye on our Facebook page! Please note, sadly Seedy Sunday in Mintlaw (due to be held on 13th March) has been cancelled…