Upcoming Learning & Growing Courses

We’ve got lots of free gardening courses coming up in the next few months! If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to get involved in growing your own food and community gardening, contact one of our course coordinators to book your place.

Seed Libraries are Back!

Starting today, all Aberdeen City Library branches will have available a variety of vegetables, herbs, flowers, and seeding potatoes; check it out for free at your closest library!


Seed & Tattie Days 2024

Spring is in the air! We’ve got a bunch of giveaway events throughout March into April; here’s a look at when and where as well as the varieties we’ve got in stock!

Seed Discount 2024

We are delighted to share our discount code with you to get 40% off of all seeds ordered and 10% off of other products from Dobies

Shoebox Garden Competition 2023

The annual competition is now open! If you’re aged 16 years or under, get your creative mind working and get planning, growing and creating! Individual entries stand the chance of winning a £50 gardening voucher prize! Runners-up will win a £20 gardening voucher. School entries (5 or more gardens) stand the chance of winning a £100 gardening voucher for the school. The competition closes at midnight on Friday June 30th 2023. For full details click on the link

2023 Give-Aways

It’s March 1st so here’s the full line-up of give-aways over the next month and one day! Come along and get your free seed potatoes and free seeds, and get growing! 😁 To find out more about this year’s seed potato varieties…. visit the seed potato section of the website.

Volunteer Newsletter. Feb/ March 2023

Spring is (almost) in the air! Find out about various upcoming volunteering opportunities with OSF in our new newsletter!

Learn to grow – courses starting April/ May!

Our ‘Learning and Growing Together’ course starting at the Grove Nursery, Aberdeen, this week is fully booked, but delighted to say Pam is delivering 2 more FREE ‘learn to grow’ courses starting in April/ May.
One course is aimed at the individual grower (8 week course, Thursday mornings, April) and the other course is aimed at anyone starting or involved in a community garden (6 week course, Friday mornings, May). Spaces are limited to 8 folk per course. Due to the nature of the funding, applications are only open to Aberdeen City residents. Visit  Garden Training more information.

Seed Tattie Give-away 2023

We’re excited to reveal our line-up for the 2023 give-aways! There’s 4 new varieties this year – Epicure, Orla, Java and Twinner – and we can’t wait to see how they do! Click on the link to find out more about our seed tattie giveaways

Learn to grow!

Do you want to learn the basics of how to grow your own food, and connect with other like-minded folk?Join Pam for our FREE 8-week course which will be delivered on Thursday mornings, at the Grove Nursery, Hazlehead, Aberdeen, starting on the 9th February 2023.
Spaces are limited to 8. Due to the nature of the funding, applications are only open to Aberdeen City residents. For more info or to book yourself a place please contact Pam on: pam.onesf@gmail.com You can also find more information in the Garden Training section of our website.