• 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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!

  • Duck Champions

    The Epping Forest Heritage Trust works for the Forest and its communities. Feeding bread to wildfowl in public ponds and other aquatic habitats is becoming a major problem, not only in Epping Forest but all across the UK. The birds can get health problems, the water quality goes down and 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Cultivation Street

    I work for a not for profit organisation called Cultivation Street, the founder being the Love your Garden gardener David Domoney. Cultivation Street was set up to primarily support community gardens – whether that be a community groups, school garden or even individual projects. Although the main attraction to Cultivation Read more [...]

  • Rooted in Hull

    Rooted in Hull (RiH) is an innovative Urban Agriculture Project currently being developed on St Peter’s Street in the centre of Hull. Working in partnership with local business, RiH has take over a vacant development site and with the help of a broad coalition of community groups, local and national Read more [...]

  • #2minutelitterpick

    We want to branch out and create ‘green’ litter pick boards that are as successful as our existing blue #2minutebeachclean boards. They have proven to reduce litter from beaches by 61% in a recent trial.  Our #2minutelitterpick boards will be positioned inland in local parks, forests and moorlands.  3 x green Read more [...]

  • Project Kingfisher

    We are pleased to announce our new Education Project funded by the Greggs Foundation. It has been said that we learn to love nature as children but then commit to respecting and protecting it later in life. Therefore to protect our rivers for future generations, we need to ensure children today Read more [...]

  • The Friends of Bassleton Beck

    Bassleton Beck sits between two large communities in the Borough of Stockton on Tees: Thornaby and Ingleby Barwick. It has footpath access to it and along part of its length. This is potentially an ideal spot to walk dogs, enjoy the outdoors, for children to play, and to learn about Read more [...]

  • Butterfly Project at Whickham Hermitage Garden

    The Butterfly Project – helping restore nature’s balance!  The Butterfly Project is an ambitious, long-term scheme for Whickham Hermitage Community Garden. We’re building a series of greenhouses, or igloo pods, for native butterflies, ladybirds and other beneficial insects – natural plant pollinators which are currently in decline throughout the world. Read more [...]

  • All in the Making at Layer Breton Heath

    Habitat management for nightingales and heath regeneration work. Scalloping a gorse hedge to open it up provide an open space for the public and greater area for birds to nest in. Removing self set trees to encourage a heath land habitat for the local community and the wildlife 

  • Wildlife Corner

    Local voluntary organisation The Conservation Volunteers will clear, prepare and replant an area of land at the cemetery. Fast growing shrubs will be planted to provide a barrier at the edge of the cemetery and enhance the area for wildlife. A variety of shrub species, selected for their value as Read more [...]

  • Edible Rotherhithe

    Edible Rotherhithe will transform an vacant area of land at the rear of a social housing estate into a thriving new community space in Rotherhithe, SE16. The project will feature a well being garden, food growing, a carpentry workshop, arts and crafts and, skills development opportunities run by ourselves and Read more [...]

  • Incredible Edible Avenue SW8

    Greening the area between Thessaly Road and Stewarts Road, covered by three estates, Patmore, Carey Gardens and Savona. Planting fruit tees and bushes to create a community orchard Running regular gardening workshops – The Potting Shed Working with schools and community groups Upskilling around horticulture, upcycling, cooking, healthy eating Volunteering Read more [...]

  • Mr and Mrs Polluto

    Mr and Mrs Polluto is a series of fun-filled, interactive family performances for ages 4+ that generate an interest in caring for the environment and recycling. Taking place in Redbridge libraries and housing estates, the performances encourage residents to recycle more, litter less and take pride in sustaining green neighbourhoods.

  • Poets’ Corner Community Garden

    Since January 2016 the members of Poets’ Corner Community Garden have taken on and transformed an underused former community garden on the Bethnal Green Estate & created a renewed, bigger, more beautiful garden & resource for the local community. Despite being the newest community garden in Tower Hamlets, Poets’ Corner Community Garden Read more [...]

  • Punch and Juicy liquid foods

    Who are Punch and Juicy Liquid Foods Punch and Juicy Liquid Foods are an Award winning social enterprise that primarily started out selling and promoting healthy liquid food We currently pop up in temporary locations including markets and events as a hire-able juice bar serving fresh Juices, Smoothies , Soups Read more [...]

  • Archbishop’s Park Pre-School Family Allotment

    A free Allotment Gardening group for local families with pre-school children at the corner of Archbishop’s Park. The two hour long workshops provide season planting, harvesting and craft activities for adults and children to enjoy together.   Sessions run every Friday from 10 am – 12 noon. Children and their parents/carers Read more [...]

  • Garden City Sensory Garden

    We plan to turn an unused space in an area of our park into a more exciting, relaxing and inclusive sensory garden for residents, helping to improve mental & physical well-being. It will be accessed from a new disabled parking bay and dropped kerbside, with circular planters to allow easy Read more [...]

  • Wild Cat Wilderness

    The Wild Cat Wilderness is a unique, wild community green space in Catford coordinated by the Rushey Green Time Bank. Here the local community can explore nature and wildlife, play or relax in its peacefulness, learn new outdoor skills, share and enjoy the space with other local people of all Read more [...]

  • Clennon Valley Lakes

    Volunteer group restoring the bays finest wetland nature reserve back to its former glory. Created by Torbay Council in the early 1980’s Clennon Valley Lakes providing a nature reserve for wildlife but equally a place for the local community to use and enjoy. The nature reserve areas were fenced, planted Read more [...]

  • Edible High Town

    We are renovating and replanting many of the green spaces around High Town, Luton, with edible plants and wild flowers for pollinators. The project consists of local volunteers, a coordinator and funded gardeners who maintain the plots. We look forward to adding some pictures of our progress!

  • The Lake Project

    Our current project is the refurbishment and improvement of the lake and its surroundings, in our local park. We plan to encourage more wildlife, help visitors understand the importance of biodiversity and involve more people to be actively involved in the care and maintenance of the park for the benefit Read more [...]

  • Uxbridge Green Gym

    Uxbridge Green Gym is a weekly, free, conservation volunteering session every Wednesday 11 – 2pm. The Conservation Volunteers’ Green Gyms’ aim to improve volunteers health and wellbeing through practical tasks, time spent outdoors in nature, meeting people, giving back to the community and taking care of green spaces. Volunteers meet Read more [...]

  • Forest of Mercia CIC

    Forest of Mercia CIC uses the natural environment to educate, improve health and well-being and encourage everyone to use the outdoors in a way that’s right for them. We are developing Hilton Green into an environmental facility devoted to exploring exciting and innovative ways to support people to reach their Read more [...]

  • TCV Community Rewilding Project

    The Community Rewilding project aims to give people in Clydebank, Yoker and Greenock opportunities to improve their local green spaces for the benefit of nature and the community. As well as rewilding places by creating wildflower meadows and  planting trees we will be making them more appealing and accessible by Read more [...]

  • Bodmin Junior parkrun

    Bodmin Junior parkrun A FREE 2K run for 4-14 year olds, every Sunday at 9am, in the heart of Bodmin. Bodmin wants to bring a Junior parkrun to the start of the Camel Trail, in the heart of Bodmin, so that our 4-14 year olds have the opportunity to run 2K every Sunday, in Read more [...]

  • Islington Green Gym

    Unlike other gardening and conservation projects, our focus is as much on health and Well-being as it is on creating welcoming and healthy green space within the local community. After a few minutes warm up, we have plenty to keep us busy from cutting back overgrown foliage to increase the Read more [...]

  • Shepway Chariots Community Garden

    shepway chariots have recently acquired half an acre of disused land which had become a hotspot for anti social behaviour and flytipping. Our aim is to transform the land into a fully functioning community garden. Where we will encourage local residents to learn how to grow, tend and harvest their Read more [...]

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