Growing a Greener Glasgow

Welcome to South Seeds!

South Seeds is a community organisation based in the South Central area of Glasgow. We aim to work in partnership with residents and organisations within the local community to help improve the look and feel of the area. Under the climate challenge fund South Seeds is further developing the project to increase energy awareness and helping people learn more about growing food and reducing the amount of waste that we produce.

You can find out more about what we’re doing by visiting the projects section.


Here's what we've been up to

Draughtproofing workshop at Govanhill Baths

South Seeds’ Handy-man Uillie MacKinnon will demonstrate how to fix draught proofing materials to wooden doors and windows to keep the warmth in your home. Under Uillie’s careful guidance you will get a shot at fixing draught proofing materials yourself. Monday 16th September 6.30 -7.30pm.

Growing food in Govanhill

Like many hidden spaces in Govanhill, the space behind the back courts of Dixon Avenue and Langside Road was full of dumped rubbish and windblown litter. However when Robin Ashton, South Seeds Community Development and Growing Officer saw the site in February this year he immediately saw the potential of a South West facing space […]

Using a checklist to reduce your energy bills

As part of South Seeds home energy audit, we give residents a check list of actions unique to their situation which would result in a reduction in their bills.

South Seeds nominated for the Saltire Society Innovation award

South Seeds are delighted that the Energy Snapshot report we published earlier this year has been nominated for the Saltire Society’s Innovation award. See all the nominations here: www.saltiresociety.org.uk/awards/architecture/housing-design.

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