GARVAGH ENTERPRISE TRUST


Community Gardens

What is a community garden, well, a community garden is a single piece of land gardened collectively by a group of people.

The plan will be to utilise the fantastic facilities at the rear of the High School which has 2 greenhouse and a purpose build building for potting. But I hear you say "What can a Community Garden do for you?


Education and ideas


  • A place for individuals, schools, youth groups, play groups, pensioner groups...
  • A place to learn about garden design and to practice what you learn
  • Ideas for your own garden
  • Demonstration projects
  • Workshops
  • Volunteering
  • Learning about local wildlife
  • Learning about sustainabililty 



Leisure and Pleasure


  • A place for people: individuals, families, friends & community groups.
  • A place to sit and think
  • A retreat
  • A place for families and friends to meet and socialise
  • A place for community events: Music, Drama, Festivals



Food Production and Healthy Living


  • A place to grow healthy food to eat
  • A place to get fresh air and gentle exercise
  • A place for workshops on healthy food and organics.



Training/ Jobs and Skills


  • A place for learning new skills and uncovering hidden talents and abilities for all ages...
  • Learn about garden design
  • Learn management skills and help run the garden for your community
  • Training projects in horticulture
  • Learn about horticulture and how to grow things
  • Learn about bee-keeping

    Help to make the dream a reality










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