Gardeners

  • VO46703


Description

Gardening in the Spring Grove is an opportunity to improve your physical and emotional well-being. It is an opportunity to feel useful in your local community. This work will give you a feeling of ownership over part of the park while learning a new skll, rebuild an old one and share in fellowship with like-minded people.

Organisation aims and objectives

To promote the conservation of the natural plant, animal and bird life of the park. To advance the education of the public in the history and natural history of the park, to provide facilities and events in the interests of users of the park to increase the number of times they visit the park or the length of time they spend on each visit.

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Maximum time commitment is 2 hours per month. Normally first Saturday of the month. Other events on in the park may mean it has to be moved.

Restrictions

Children must be accompanied by an adult. There is no upper age limit. No disability access.
Experience required: An interest in plants and enthusiasm to improve the area for wildlife.
Travel details: Gardening work takes place in the Spring Grove, Baxter Park. It is the fenced-in area behind the Glass Park Centre. Bus nos. 15/117 and 28/29 go past the park.
Minimum age: 5

Support

Expenses details: Unfortunately, expenses cannot be refunded.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Volunteers are welcome to come along and try one session before making a regular commitment.
Training details: Tools, including gloves, will be provided. Instruction on safe use and ongoing guidance. Volunteers are asked to wear sturdy footwear and appropriate clothing.

Last updated 4 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.