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.

A programme of events coming soon

The Energy Catalyst Project is about to start and a programme of events will be posted soon. In the meantime, we are recruiting for 5 posts, check out the news section for job descriptions.

South Seeds secures new CCF money

South Seeds is delighted to let everyone know that we’ve been successful in our bid to the Scottish Government for Climate Challenge Funding. We’ve been awarded £228k for a two year programme which we’re going to use to help people cut energy bills and improve our local neighbourhood. See our South Seeds Press Release. Watch this space for more details soon!

Cook-up at Agnew Lane, Saturday 5th May, 1-3pm

Come along to our Cook Up in Agnew Lane Community Garden this Saturday from 1-3pm and enjoy some lovely locally-produced foods cooked up on our new portable wood stove! Also some gardening opportunities for the keen.

April 2012

The Climate Challenge Fund project has now finished. But South Seeds has opportunities for local residents to learn how to plant seeds. South Seeds top gardener, Robin Ashton, has been working with schools to plant up raised beds in playgrounds for a productive growing season.

Saturday 28th April 2-3pm

Come to Agnew Lane to learn how to plant seeds and seedlings into the ground. Hot drinks and great biscuits for all participants.

Agnew Lane gardening session 24th April, 7-8pm

Do come along and help with some gardening. We’ve still got potatoes to get in the ground, and if they’ve grown big enough some young peas and broad beans to plant out. No gardening experience required. Tea, Coffee and biscuits will be provided as usual and we’ll also be giving out some free seeds to any volunteers that would like some.

Wednesday evening, 4th April

Come and help South Seeds between 6.30pm and 8.00pm prepare Agnew Lane (just off Albert Road, Govanhill) for Spring sowing. We’ll be holding another FREE raffle with great prizes including EcoKettle. Look forward to seeing you. Hot drinks and biscuits provided!

March 2012

What a busy month! We have been creating growing space across the Southisde of Glasgow in time for the growing season. Our CCF project finishes this month, however South Seeds will still be around. Give us a call if you would like to be part of our Spring Volunteer Group.