The results of the allotments competitions for 2012 have been announced. Each year the City of Edinburgh Council and FEDAGA stage a series of competitions for allotment holders, individually and collectively. Congratulations are due to the following for sterling efforts, especially in the teeth of a very challenging "summer":
Best Individual Plots - FIRST: Edna Monteith (Ferry Road), SECOND: Willie Aitken (Carrick Knowe), THIRD: Andy Crofts and Kathy Parker (Inverleith).
Best Allotment Sites - FIRST: Midmar, SECOND: Carrick Knowe, THIRD: Pilrig Park.
The Waste Wise Award for best environmental practices goes to Carrick Knowe.
The Most Improved Site Award goes to Midmar.