Growing a Greener Glasgow

Welcome to South Seeds!

South Seeds is a community organisation based in Glasgow at Govanhill. We aim to work in partnership with residents and organisations within the local community to help improve the look and feel of the area. Under the climate challenge fund South Seeds are further developing the project to increase energy awareness and helping people learn more about growing food and reducing the amount of waste that we produce.

You can find out more about what we’re doing by visiting the projects section.


LEDs and composting at Streetland

South Seeds had a stall at Streetland and got mobbed by local kids. To show how much energy it takes to power different light bulbs, we rigged a bike up to our light bulb demonstrator. The demonstrator has an LED bulb, a CFL bulb and an incandescent bulb. While all of the kids could get the […]

Renewables Snapshot report

This report prepared for us by Ricardo AEA, gives us a the information we need to promote renewable energy on the Southside of Glasgow. It shows where solar PV might work, it explains the difference between air source heat pumps and ground source heat pumps and looks at the possibility of district heating.  

The Govanhill Gazette

This newspaper focuses on one block in Govanhill and the problems and solutions surrounding fly-tipping.

Renewable Snapshot report published

The Renewable Snapshot report identifies renewable energy technology appropriate for the Southside of Glasgow and where it could be installed on a street by street basis.

See us on the map!