Looking for a Plot

Started by Ray and Darren Marshall-Sewell. Last reply by Ray and Darren Marshall-Sewell Feb 7. 2 Replies

Good Evening All.We have been refused a local allotment is Wells (Wookey Hole).We are keen to find a plot somewhere that we can use to grow food etc. Happy for it to be a share etc.Can anyone help…Continue

Connect with your community

Started by Alive Feb 7, 2018. 0 Replies

Older people living in care are twice as likely to experience loneliness as those in the community.We are looking for friendly volunteers with an interest in helping others to gardening, to support…Continue

Tags: #givingback, #gardening, #volunteer

Can You Help Combat Loneliness?

Started by Alive Nov 29, 2017. 0 Replies

Growing Support are looking for friendly volunteers with interests in gardening and supporting people, to help older people and people with dementia take part in gardening activities.  You will…Continue

Join our volunteers!

Started by Alive Aug 17, 2017. 0 Replies

We're looking for friendly volunteers to join our team working hard to enable people with dementia to stay physically and socially active.Join us and make a valuable contribution to your community,…Continue

Get involved in the Incredible Edible Open Gardens

The Incredible Edible Somerset Open Gardens Scheme is designed to show off Somerset’s edible assets, from community orchards to home gardens, with a whole weekend of free workshops & plenty of projects open to the public.

The weekend is a chance to learn new skills, pick up tips, tickle your tastebuds and be inspired by community food growing in Somerset.

When: Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th August 2012 as part of National Allotments Week.

Where: At community gardens, allotments, fantastic home veg patch's, permaculture projects, community orchards, local farms and more across Somerset.

Why: To help people re-connect to food, get involved in local projects & learn new skills.

Want to get involved? Could you open your allotment site up to the public for the day? Sell some of your apple juice while showing people round your orchard? Click here to enter your details to join the list below.

Free workshops confirmed so far:

Saturday 11th

Fertility Building Workshop: Healthy Soil for Health Harvests
Growing & Using Russian Comfrey
Introduction to Forest Gardening
Soft Fruit Growing

Plus smallholdings, community orchards, potager gardens & allotments open to the public!

Sunday 12th

How to make paper logs
Introduction to Permaculture Workshop
Autumn & Winter Growing
Grow Your Own Medicine Workshop
How to Grow Winter Veg

Plus smallholdings, permaculture project, Brook End, home gardens & a market garden open to the public!

For full information see:

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