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

Guide to delivering home energy audits

This guide explains how we engage residents in thinking more about energy use in their home, deliver an audit in the home and relay our findings to support residents to consume less energy. There are also case studies and a sample checklist of actions we may recommend.

New southside composting facilities

Ever wondered how your potato peelings could help change the world? Wonder no more! You can help create compost by taking them, as well as your other vegetable peelings, tea bags, coffee grounds and even cardboard egg boxes, to South Seeds’ brand new composting hub at Queen’s Drive Lane community garden.

Come to our gardens and learn how to grow

Spring has finally sprung and it’s the perfect time to get outside and get growing! South Seeds is running two gardening sessions each week this growing season. The sessions take place in the two beautiful community gardens we have built, both of which are not too far from Victoria Road.

Composting Times is out

Paper copies of this newspaper, about composting in the Southside, are available in cafes and community outlets across Govanhill, Strathbungo and Pollokshields East during spring 2017.

See us on the map!