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.

Enjoy a low carbon southside summer?

At our event on Wednesday 13 March at South Seeds’ office, we will be sharing top tips for  low carbon southside summer over sustainable snacks and local networking. Everyone is welcome. Arrive for 6pm to catch the start, we will be done by 7.30pm.

Flexibible energy demand and the future

As well as supporting residents to use electricity and gas more efficiently in their homes, we are working hard to find out more about how energy in the home may change for residents on Glasgow’s southside in the future.

Looking for southside film-makers

South Seeds would like to commission a film-maker to create two films, both less than 3 minutes each and ready to upload to YouTube by 28 March 2019. The films will link South Seeds’ work to the process of slowing down climate change by reducing the amount of carbon which is released to the atmosphere.

Croft winter clean up session

Do you want to see what the Croft looks like? Speak to our expert gardener about what can grow easily in Glasgow? Meet other people interesting in gardening? Spend an afternoon outside working the land?

Adopt-a-bed at the Croft

If you would like to adopt-a-raised bed at the Croft for the 2019 growing season, to produce your own fruit and vegetables, fill out the application form 2019.

South Seeds energy-saving handyman service

South Seeds energy-saving handyman service helps solve common energy issues found in Victorian tenements on Glasgow’s southside, such as: draughty windows and doors, clothes taking ages to dry and warm air disappearing up open chimneys.

DIY sessions popular

South Seeds Saturday January DIY sessions have attracted southside residents to give power tools a go.

Basic information about electricity and gas in the home

These days nearly everyone needs some power in their home whether it is simply an electricity account or both electricity and gas. Basic information, which is not from a commercial supplier trying to get your business, can be hard to find. We have created a handy leaflet