Looking for a Plot

Started by Ray and Darren Marshall-Sewell. Last reply by Nancy Sampson Apr 14. 1 Reply

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

Incredible Edible Somerset Open Gardens this weekend!

Over 25 different workshops and sites will be open to the public this weekend, Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September.

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

With more than 135 participating in workshops in 2012 and many more visiting sites, 2013 looks to be even better!

Workshops on Saturday include:

  • Walking tour of Edible Gardens in Glastonbury
  • Every can grow! Introductory workshops in Glastonbury & South Petherton
  • Make your Garden Incredible Edible garden design workshop in Burnham on Sea
  • Willow weaving in Frome & the launch of a community orchard
  • Getting the best from your plot & what to do with your glorious glut in West Somerset
  • Children's Bug Hunt at Axbridge Community Allotment
  • Storing & preserving workshop at the Mount Community Garden in Frome
  • Managing Common Pests & Diseases at Somerton Allotments

Workshops on Sunday include:

  • Incredible Edible Tea Party & Tour at Pilton Road Community Garden
  • Everyone can grow! Introductory workshop in Street
  • Super Simple Soups - incl. free lunch in Street
  • Resilience workshop in Coxley
  • Perpetual Edible Gardens workshop in Glastonbury
  • No Dig Gardening Talk in Watchett
  • Introduction to Permaculture workshops at South Petherton & Somerton Allotments
  • Medicinal Landscaping workshop in Compton Dundon

Find a full list of sites and workshops here:

Total grassroots event. Everything is FREE. Its going to be an amazing weekend, don't miss it!

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