The link below is a very good resource. Grow Your Own Scotland is an initiative which seeks to create a single resource for all grow your own & greenspace organisations throughout Scotland. Check it out.
Grow Your Own Scotland
This next link below is an interesting Report documenting the result of scoping research to produce a snapshot of the scale and range of community growing activity in Scotland. It reviews the different models and approaches that are being used, audits the range of guidance and support materials currently available, and identifies barriers and constraints.
|November 10, 2013|
|10:30 am||to||12:30 pm|
Where: Belhaven Hospital Sensory Garden
Put The Garden to Bed for Winter Workshop – 10th November 10:30 – 12:30 Belhaven Sensory Garden
Kate Darrah is a Horticulturist who trained with the Royal Horticultural Society, Royal Botanical Gardens Edinburgh and Scottish Agricultural College. She has lead on the planting of Belhaven Hospital Sensory Garden. Come learn from Kate how to put your garden to bed for winter and enable soil organisms to break down mulch for plant food in Spring.
This workshop is hands on and includes:
How to weed thoroughly, without disturbing bulbs;
How to cut back herbaceous perennial plants, leaving those with attractive winter form (e.g. grasses);
How to deal with annuals, including saving seeds;
How to tidy woody shrubs/trees
How to deadhead and tidy roses;
Why and how to mulch; and
Protection for tender plants.
For more information and to reserve your place on this workshop contact: email@example.com or call: 01368 866 920.