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Tool library for the southside

South Seeds is starting a tool library for the people of the southside – and we need your help! Is your shed or cupboard bulging with tools that you just don’t use anymore?

Can you identify common southside weeds?

Here are pictures of five of the most common weeds found on Glasgow’s southside. Do you recognise them?

Looking for sessional gardeners to join our team

We are looking for confident gardeners, who also have experience of working with people, to join our pool of paid sessional gardeners. We need people who can work between 3 and 8 hours of work per week, over the summer.

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.

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.

Working in collaboration with local organisations

Simona was referred to South Seeds by Katarina, the community support officer at Govanhill Housing Association. Simona, her partner and their three young children were living in a privately rented flat that was bought by Govanhill Housing Association as part of an area improvement scheme.