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Volunteer gardener

project: Incredible Edible Avenue SW8
  • SW8 area
  • 1 - 6
See more volunteer opportunities from: Wandsworth

About the opportunity

Children, Composting, Food, Gardening, Health & Wellbeing, Jobs & Skills, Music & Arts, Older People, Parks & Open Spaces, Schools, Young People

We have been meeting regularly on Friday mornings for 2 hours of gardening to help people who cannot manage their own gardens due to illness etc. This has involved some very physical work so we have thought of it as a great way to keep fit. As we work in the area we are getting to know more people and find more people to help. We are also doing some work to improve the public realm and will be planting trees in the Spring. We can also host corporate volunteers.

Weekly
2
30

Wear good shoes. Gloves provided but some of our volunteers are preferring to buy they own.

About the project

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 and helping others

When

Wed 22 Nov 2017 to Fri 08 Dec 2017
  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning            
Afternoon              
Evening            

Volunteering impact

20

Beneficiaries are the owners of the gardens, but also local people who walk by and see their estate is being tended.