New website address

Goodbye gaga.ncf.ca. Hello gagagarden.ca The Gloucester Allotment Garden Association has moved its website to a new address and service provider. Wondering why? GAGA has made this move with the goal of ensuring better technical service going forward with Canadian provider HostPapa. This includes: better technical support backups automated website updates and upgrades What does this mean for you? This change will affect the majority of our membership in one area: etransfer renewal payments. All members will be required to update their GAGA etransfer email address because of this changeover. The current etransfer email address that 80% of our membership use…

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Final straw purchase reminder

We are pleased to offer GAGA members the option to pre-order straw for their plots again this year.  Straw will be delivered to the gardens by our supplier June 4th. Online prepayment is the only option. Cost is $9 per bale – same as last year.  Payment must be received before end of day Thursday June 2nd. Late payments will not receive straw. Click here for ordering your straw bales.

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Compost delivery cancelled

The City of Ottawa has informed the Gloucester Allotment garden Association that compost will not be available for pickup at the Trail Road facility until at least mid-June. Due to the storm, the City has encountered delays getting the equipment to process the compost, and they are being inundated with tree branches from the cleanup after the storm. Because of the uncertainty of when compost will be available, GAGA has decided we will not be providing it for our gardeners this year. Many of you have already started planting your gardens, and waiting until perhaps the end of June for compost to…

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