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  • B.Box – Green your balcony

    Whilst sitting on my balcony I realised the potential of all underused and non used balconies for greening, living and creating a little haven for wildlife by looking at my neighbours – most of them are empty, used as storage or rarely used for planting. This is when I started Read more [...]

  • Stonehill Community Garden: Irrigating the Garden

    Stonehill Community Garden provides outdoor learning experiences for diverse groups. We provide a safe space where families, groups and individuals can come to enjoy nature, learn about sustainable gardening and meet new people and socialise. Our aim is to build self confidence and create connections between diverse groups in society, Read more [...]

  • Breightmet Apple project

    This project is aimed at raising the health and ecological benefits of apples, we have already had two projects days which included foraging and picking wild applies and holding and Apple day to recruit people in the Breightmet area of Bolton who will receive a free Apple tree in the Read more [...]

  • Truro Soup

    An experiment in micro funding, where people come together, pitch ideas, eat soup and vote on the project they think will most benefit the Truro community.

  • Royd Community Gardens

    This is a large grassed area, the local council have given it to us provided we can turn it into something wonderful for our community. We have so far made a beautiful top garden, 3 large high planters for wheelchair users, 4 giant tractor tyres for children, these are all Read more [...]

  • New Scotland Hill Sensory Garden

    New Scotland Hill Primary School is very passionate about creating a sensory garden for all of its pupils to enjoy.  A sensory garden is a fun educational tool that allows children to explore and learn about their senses and nature, and generally interact with the environment around them.  We hope the Read more [...]

  • Surplus With Purpose

    Surplus with Purpose collects surplus fruit and veg from allotments, gardens and hedgerows and distributes it to people and places that could use a little help. We build partnerships with community fridge organisers, care homes and homeless shelters.

  • Families Go Wild

    Our Families Go Wild programme is funded by Reaching Communities – The Big Lottery.  Families get involved in gardening, animal care, healthy cooking, general maintenance, and other related activities at the farm. Sessions run every Saturday from 11.30am – 1pm.

  • Hope Gardening

    We are a community growing project, part of the Hope Charity and Hope social enterprise, based in Northampton, UK. We grow healthy fruit and veg for use in various food projects also run by Hope in Northampton, supporting people affected by poverty and homelessness: a day centre, food bank and Read more [...]

  • From Plant to Plate

    We are a large primary school in a busy town. We are recreating our own vegetable garden and Eco system. The children will be responsible to grow, cultivate and harvest their own food. This will result in them being able to design and create their own meals within the home Read more [...]

  • Heeley City Farm

    Heeley City Farm is a community farm in Heeley, Sheffield.  Founded over 30 years ago, it began with £20 in the bank, donated saplings and flower seeds, a hut and a goat and masses of help from enthusiastic local people.  It now employs over 50 people, many who live near Read more [...]

  • Holt Wood Herbs

    Holt Wood Herbs is a medicinal tree and shrub project based in North Devon. Started by a medical herbalist and her partner, Holt Wood has been transformed from a redundant conifer plantation to a medicinal forest garden. 

  • The Great Growing Project

    Through Harmony Woods, our new and evolving community woodland, and associated growing gardens we teach care for and understanding of the natural environment and how our actions impact on it for better and for worse, locally and globally. We provide opportunities for volunteering, learning, training, enjoyment and enhanced well-being. It Read more [...]

  • Buds & Blossoms @ Ravenhill Park

    To create a new Bog Garden with dipping pools at a neglected area in the park. The site is in a lovely shaded glade surrounded by trees and a bluebell bank. It is on a natural water course with moderately damp and very wet areas. It has a lot of dappled shade and some Read more [...]

  • Pembury Gardening Club

    Opened in April 2018, the garden is hidden between Hindrey Road and Tolsford road and is run by a volunteer group of local residents. Communal gardening in raised beds and wicking beds. The communal garden boasts raised beds and is a place to meet neighbours and have a chat. There Read more [...]

  • Dream Garden

    An ongoing project to transform an underused community space into a small urban woodland garden that will be used as an outdoor classroom and green community space. Avant-Gardening has developed the project in partnership with Fair Community Housing Services, Tower Bridge Primary School and Snowsfields Primary School. This is part Read more [...]

  • OffGrid Festival

    Off Grid is an ethical, eco-political community festival run by volunteers for social change, and exists to bring people together who want to build community, share information about agriculture and land rights, off grid technology and energy production, environmental issues, governmental structures, and the financial system, and it gives participants Read more [...]

  • A Mile of Bunting !

    Have you ever made Bunting on the Beach?  We are and we want you to join in! On the 24th June we shall be holding a workshop on the beach making a mile of bunting that will be use to line the route the Carnival will take. There will also Read more [...]

  • The Living Wall!

    We are helping the fantastic volunteers behind East Morton Community Shop to improve the environment around them! Creating a series of “Living Walls” with volunteers.   Attracting wildlife and conversation!

  • VolunteersYeah

    Volunteers Yeah – Training online and offline that builds our skills for involving people in the projects and causes we believe in. Facebook | Twitter | Live Online FAQs Involving volunteers? One hour sessions to improve the way we involve volunteers and make our lives easier… What’s your burning question Read more [...]

  • Jacksons Grow

    We’re thrilled to announce a new project, Jacksons Grow, which has been funded by the People’s Postcode Lottery in order to engage local residents within the community and to create environmental change. Jacksons Grow will be a volunteer-led project that will give local residents the opportunity to develop new skills Read more [...]

  • UK Youth Climate Coalition

    The UK Youth Climate Coalition are recruiting! Are you looking for an exciting volunteering opportunity? Are you aged between 18 and 29? Do you want to meet great people, develop new skills and be part of the global movement to stop climate change? Who are we? UKYCC is a youth Read more [...]

  • The Wilton Herbery

    Looking at improving, using and learning from our herb garden. Making scalable items from the herbs produced to fund further community work on the estate.  We will train 5 local residents in Food Hygiene Level 2 so they can utilise the herbs being grown to make interesting and unusual products Read more [...]

  • Rooftop Garden

    We have created a rooftop garden on one of our buildings on the Newcastle University campus. We will use the space to grow fresh produce and to keep bees. The garden will be managed by student volunteers and we will look to link up with community groups and deliver workshops to Read more [...]

  • Eco Soul Hostel

    We’re creating the first-ever community eco-hostel in London. The vision is: ‘A hostel in London where people who share values of social change, sustainability and wellbeing can connect and inspire each other.’ The hostel is a non-profit social enterprise. We plan to reinvest any surplus to offer people who do Read more [...]

  • Northcliffe Allotments Community Garden

    We are an allotment society in Shipley, West Yorkshire, currently developing a community garden.  We receive a Greggs Foundation Environment Grant which is really helping us to develop the site. Find out more or even apply for a plot at http://northcliffe.btck.co.uk/

  • Access Dorset Courtyard Garden

    Access Dorset is a registered charity organised and ran by disabled people, older people and carers. We have created a vibrant community resource at The Bridge in Bournemouth where we and our partners deliver a combination of diverse activities focused on tackling isolation and exclusion; promote independence and equality; empower people Read more [...]

  • Greening the Range – A Blooming Community

    We are a Residents’ Association covering 400 households, who initiated a project called Blooming Community 6 years ago.  We have installed planters on the streets, planted fruit trees in the community, hold regular litter picks and improve links between our community and the council and police. We hold an annual Read more [...]

  • Sefton Sea Cadets

    We are looking to restore and maintain a memorial garden alongside the Leeds/Liverpool canal where our sea cadets unit is based. This memorial garden is to commemorate an ex marine cadet who was killed in action during the Gulf war. In addition to this we are looking at increasing the Read more [...]

  • Bats, birds and bugs

    We will work with the general community and ASGMA specifically to hold a couple of habitat making days within the park and then install the habitats within Victoria Park, Stretford. We will make 30 bird boxes, 10 bat boxes, 10 bug boxes and repair our bug hotel. We will install new bird feeders in Read more [...]

  • Community gardening for All

    We have a gardening club we wish to further advertise it to spread it to all the community. We will be using an expert gardener to offer professional advice and tips, we will use him as session worker on a monthly basis to go through giving us tips and advice Read more [...]

  • CEED – Gardening Skills for Young People

    Volunteering opportunities for young people, aged 11 to 16 years, to improve the physical environment of Roker Park, through activities including vegetation management and plant propagation. Young people will be taught a range of practical skills, providing them with a wide variety of skills and knowledge. CEED is delivering this Read more [...]

  • Earth Moves Cooperative

    Earth Moves offers educational and transformational experiences and events. We are a cooperative who adhere to cooperative ethics and principles. We advocate holistic, self-empowered and creative ways of engagement, healing, conflict resolution and enhanced understanding. We believe that arts, well-being activities, nature immersion and horticulture are life-enhancing for the individual, Read more [...]

  • Blue House Yard community garden

    Blue House Yard is a redevelopment of an underused site on River Park Road, a few minutes from Wood Green station. The redevelopment has created private space for rent inside a redeveloped building and in a number of new work-sheds in an old car park. The yard around the work-sheds has Read more [...]

  • Monmouth Park Orchard

    Monmouth Park is very much a blank canvass, an open green space. Although there are some trees in the park, much more can be done to make it more enjoyable and environmentally friendly for park users and local residents. At the moment the park is very much a cut through. Read more [...]

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