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Blightwatch is a free service to alert subscribers to the presence of Potato Blight in their postcode area

Borders Organic Gardeners run a great potato day in early March each year in Kelso, and many other interesting events in and around the Borders.

Bridgend Allotments

Bridgend Growing Communities – Based at Bridgend Allotments, their goal is to use community food growing as a catalyst for changing lives

Dig-In Bruntsfield Community Greengrocer

Dr Neil’s Garden A magical garden on the edge of Arthur’s Seat and Duddingston Loch, who also run many open days, plant sales, and related events – well worth a visit.

Edible Edinburgh’s vision is for Edinburgh as a city where good food is available and accessible to all, making for healthy people, thriving communities and a sustainable environment, find out about the Edinburgh Sustainable Food Plan

Edible Gardening Project blog about the project run jointly by the Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh and SAGA

Edible Greenspace: Online greenspace blog for community growers in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Edinburgh Council website: All about Edinburgh allotments, how to go on waiting list

FEDAGA website contains all the latest news from the allotment community and send out a regular newsletter - signup here

Fennel & Fern an interesting gardening blog written by a team of gardeners, designers, allotmenteers and cooks

Fresh Water Habitats A great place for everything pond life, and the annual PondNet Spawn Survey.

Fruit Tree Pollination Checker a pollination check for planting the perfect fruit tree for your allotment from Ashridge Nurseries

Garden Organic for those interested in organic gardening

Gardening at Home with Kids

Greenspace Scotland is a social enterprise that works to support the planning and sustainable development of greenspaces of our towns and cities, turning urban spaces into people places

Grow Wild inspires communities and individuals to come together to transform local spaces, by sowing, growing and enjoying native wild flowers

Kings Seeds Scheme find out about how to order discounted seeds at the Fedaga site

Midmar Allotments

My Harvest collects information on how much own-grown fruit and vegetables people grow.

Nourish Scotland: Scotland’s Sustainable Food Network is working towards a sustainable Scotland in which we produce more of what we eat and eat more of what we produce.

Pro Flowers For everything Flowers, with some good recommendations for the best annuals and perennials to grow.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh have an interesting programme of ‘Walks and Talks’

Scottish Allotments & Gardens Society a useful source of information regarding news about allotments in Scotland