Author Archives: Mossytwig

About Mossytwig

Working in North Edinburgh towards sustainable greenspace development. Community food growing, permaculture, orchards and gardens for wildlife.

July Open Day & RBGE Shoreline Exhibition

Sunshine and some welcome rain have brought the new plants and heritage fruit trees back to life with a spurt of growth to match the energy and enthusiasm of the amazing garden volunteers. Last summer we began clearing the weeds … Continue reading

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Summer events and volunteering opportunities

Lots happening at Granton’s lost castle garden this May and June behind the high walls. On the 16th we took part for the first time in the Power of Food Festival 2018 with great support and wonderful food provided by the World Kitchen … Continue reading

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Midsummer dreaming at Granton’s secret garden, 16th June…and beyond

The Friends Group will be opening the walled garden alongside many other community gardens around Edinburgh this weekend for the Power of Food Festival 2018.  From noon until 4pm on Saturday the 16th of June. Expert local volunteers will be … Continue reading

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Spring News, May 5th Open Door Tours & AGM

Spring has been slow to come this year but visitors and volunteers at the walled garden have been enthusiastic. Joining in with activities like planning and planting the community orchard, preparing the soil in the kitchen garden. 2018 brings exciting … Continue reading

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March came in like a lion, Volunteers and Visitors we need you!

Our cancelled due to the snow March monthly tour is now on next weekend instead, weather permitting. Saturday 17th March noon until 2ish, come along and see the progress made in our first year, find out more, meet the people … Continue reading

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Hopes & reflections on our first year at the garden

Signs of spring are upon us already at the walled garden with buds swelling and catkins forming on the trees at the sheltered garden. January has passed quickly with many hands making light work of the weed clearance needed, whatever … Continue reading

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New Year tours at Granton’s lost garden

Lots of ideas and plans for the new year and sharing the garden with more visitors already started on January 6th with our free drop-in monthly guided walks. The first Saturday of the month from noon until 2ish we hope … Continue reading

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