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.

Looking for people to join the board

The South Seeds board is looking for 3 motivated people to join them. There is more information about the role and how to apply in the application pack. The deadline for applying is 31st October.

Celebrate the Harvest at the Croft

Come along to our first harvest festival at the Croft. Although it has been a difficult growing season the Crofters have done well in the sheltered Croft space.

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 […]

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.

Celebrate wildlife at Queen’s Drive Lane, Saturday 18th July

Come along, we would love to show you the garden we have built over the last year and a half. Also it is a great opportunity to meet local residents and find out more about South Seeds.

Introducing composting to sheltered housing

Sheltered housing complexes, where a number of units surround common ground, are ideally suited to composting. We have designed and built bins which are perfect for sharing in these situations.

How to recycle wooden pallets safely

Top tips: if you are an organisation collecting pallets it’s important to register with SEPA and everyone should avoid using pallets which contain harmful chemicals.

Fruit at Crosshill Station

Gooseberries and redcurrants on the platform.