Image by Rosie Hopkins, Words by Joy Harjo
Walking Orkney: Stromness, Ness to Warbeth
This short easy walk takes you along the beautiful shoreline of Stromness.
Fascination with Plants
Today, 18th of May, is Fascination with Plants Day. This is an international celebration of the wonder of plants.
The Lost Gardens of Orkney (6) – Seeds
By the middle of the 19th Century seeds could be bought in small packets. This meant that no matter where you lived you could purchase packets of seeds and have them delivered to you.
Inspiring Community Action
Registration for two long-standing environmental improvement initiatives, Beautiful Scotland and It’s Your Neighbourhood are now open until 30 April 2023 and there is no cost to take part.
Stromness Flower Club Presents ‘Mixed Media’
A tremendous amount of work has gone into this year’s exhibition which is on till 4pm Saturday 23rd at Stromness Library.
The Big Poppies Are Back!
“Her big, lewd, bold eye, in its sooty lashes”
“These photos of the beautiful tiny flowers were taken on Sunday, in Orkney.”
Create a Pit Stop for Pollinators
“By providing a pit stop for pollinators, you will be doing your bit for the insects that allow us to survive. Without them, we are gone. ” Alan Titchmarsh
“The owner of a nearby farm has two set-aside fields every year, wherein grow a mixture of wildflowers “