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.

Part time energy officers required

South Seeds is working collaboratively with Govanhill Housing Association and the local community development trust to support Govanhill residents to improve their circumstances. South Seeds is looking for two part time energy officers, one for 22 hours per week and one for 15 hours per week to deliver this project.

Want to adopt-a-bed at the Croft?

Calling all aspiring veg growers: it’s that time of year again when we launch our adopt-a-raised-bed scheme at the Croft – a beautiful community garden next to Queen’s Park recreation ground.

How to save energy

At South Seeds we have a number of ‘how to’ factsheets to help you understand what can be done to save energy.

Toasty tenements with the South Seeds handymen!

You will have noticed that the nights are getting darker, the weather dreicher and there is a definite chill in the air. This is a good time of the year to make sure you and your home are in tip top condition and get ready for winter.

Shortlisted for the Nature of Scotland Award

South Seeds is delighted to be nominated for the Nature of Scotland award for building the Croft, a beautiful community garden in the heart of the city.

Find out how to stay warm this winter

Sign up for a FREE ticket to South Seeds and Home Energy Scotland’s ‘Stay Warm This Winter’ event from 6 to 7.30pm on Tuesday 26 September at the Fotheringay Centre on Fotheringay Road in Pollokshields.

Come along to celebrate this year’s harvest

Join us for a BBQ on the afternoon of Sunday 24 September at the Croft.

Could you be eligible for the Warm Home Discount?

The Warm Home Discount is an annual payment of £140 that many energy companies pay to eligible customers to help offset increased fuel costs over Winter.