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.

Soft fruit in Crosshill

Today some volunteers from Agnew Lane planted gooseberry and red current bushes in planters at Crosshill Railway station.

Media coverage of bulldozed Agnew Lane

Articles in the Daily Record, The Glasgow Evening Times and the Guardian.

Agnew Lane

On behalf of South Seeds, we are very sorry to announce that our community garden site at Agnew Lane has been demolished. This is a real blow to everyone who has been involved with the project over the years. Agnew Lane Community Garden was one of the very first projects undertaken by South Seeds, back […]

Chimney balloons and Victorian tenements

Victorian tenements are full of fireplaces connected to chimneys; in the living room, in bedrooms and sometimes even in the kitchen. As the weather gets colder, the warm air generated by central heating is sucked out of the chimney flue. A chimney balloon would stop warm air escaping up the chimney and stop cold draughts […]

Agnew Lane gardening sessions

The Agnew Lane gardening session have been rescheduled for Autumn/ Winter. Our Tuesday evening sessions have now ended and we are scheduling in monthly weekend sessions. The first session will be Saturday 26th October, 2pm. We will announce the sessions each month, so keep checking this website and our facebook page.

Halloween Spooktacular, Tuesday 29th October, 6.30pm

To mark the end of our successful growing season at the community garden at Agnew Lane, we are hosting an event for all volunteer gardeners, as well as anyone who would like to become a volunteer gardener.

Listen In Lights Out, Friday 1st November, 8pm

Fancy Dress Halloween Special at the Bungo. An evening of music by candlelight. Great opportunity to meet SouthSeeders and other southsiders. You can buy tickets on the door, all funds go to supporting South Seeds.

South Seeds wins prestigious Saltire Society Award for Innovation

The Award was for its Energy Snapshot project, an innovative approach to mapping and then tackling energy inefficiency in homes in the southside of Glasgow.