Growing a Greener Glasgow

News and Events

At South Seeds we have a lot going on – from exciting events to engage the community, new developments within our organisation and good old fashioned hard work to get the gardens growing well. Keep up to date by visiting this page for our latest news, events and opportunities.

Adopt-a-bed at the Croft application extension

The deadline is now April 13 to adopt a raised bed at the Croft. This year we will be delivering this opportunity with appropriate social distancing and great care.

New southside low-carbon travel options

Do you know all the new low-carbon ways of getting about Glasgow’s southside? Check out what is already available and what will be coming to the area.

Twenty tools you may not know you can borrow

As well as the most commonly used tools – drills, sanders and saws – there is a growing list of tools in the inventory which you may not have realised are available to borrow for up to three weeks at a time from the Southside Tool Library. Check out what they are…

Researcher required for February

We are looking for an experienced researcher who will conduct at least 20 qualitative interviews with people who have been helped by South Seeds (our clients) who have received at least one intervention from us.

Recruiting for a part time energy officer

We are looking for someone who is great at working face to face with people and understands how energy works in the home. This post is 3 days a week based at the South Seeds office. Deadline to apply is Friday 14 February

New Tool Library opening times

The Southisde Tool Library will now be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 3 and 6pm. Check out which tool you would like to borrow on the inventory.

Tool library closed over Christmas

If you want to borrow tools from our tool library and you are a member, your last opportunity in 2019 to book them on-line is  Monday 16 December by 5pm. You can then pick up your tools on Tuesday 17 December between 3 and 5pm.

Glasgow’s race to reduce carbon

During 2019 there has been much movement on climate change policy and governments across the world have set carbon reduction targets but was does this mean for the people of Glasgow?