Author: Clare Cooper

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The Accidental Smallholder

About us The Accidental Smallholder began, well, by accident. I suppose I am “The Accidental Smallholder”, since it’s become my business, but there are many other people who have helped over the years, and continue to help. The Accidental Smallholder website was established in 2003 as a web-log for our smallholding, with the aim of…

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WeeCAIR Medical Garden

The WeeCAIR Medicinal Garden Where do medicines come from? Many medicines that we use today come from the active ingredients found in plants that would have been used in traditional herbal remedies. The well-known painkiller aspirin comes from willow bark, and artemisinins, a malaria treatment, comes from sweet wormwood. We have built a public garden…

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Ninewells Community Garden

About The Garden Ninewells Community Garden lies in the beautiful arboretum of Ninewells Hospital, Dundee (near to Maggie’s).  Our mission is to promote physical activity and good health through community gardening; in an environment where horticulture supports wellbeing, therapy and rehabilitation. The garden includes wheelchair accessible paths, herbaceous borders, vegetable beds, a sensory garden, small…

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The MAXwell Centre (Community Gardens Network)

The Maxwell, a community centre and garden based in the heart of Dundee’s Coldside. We are committed to improving the quality of life for the local community and to combatting social exclusion, poverty, disadvantage, and discrimination. The centre provides a welcoming and empowering environment, open to everyone, to socialize, access information and learn new skills….

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Fintry Community Garden

Fintry Community Garden The garden bringing the community together Fintry Community Garden is a new community garden being set up in the Fintry area of Dundee, Scotland. Dundee has several already established community gardens, however, none in this area, therefore we felt FIntry was missing something special. We believe that Fintry needs a green space,…

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Campy Growers

Campy Growers is the largest community growing space in Dundee with its 8 acres and community building and has a huge potential to produce significant amounts of fresh food on your door steps. As well as gardening opportunities, we will offer education and training, cooking sessions, outdoor activities and accessible produce! We are located in…

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Queen Street Community Garden

Who We Are The Yusuf Youth Initiative (YYI) was set up in 2004 by a group of young enthusiasts who are driven by the desire to work for their community and improve their society. The group have undertaken a number of community projects on a local and national scale. The Victoria Garden is the latest…

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Duntrune Community Garden

Duntrune Community Garden The design of Duntrune Community Garden is based around a domestic home situation, with the central pergola structure as the house. Areas such as the front, back & kitchen gardens are all represented, giving the visitor ideas for design, plant combination and content that can be used in their own gardens. Additional features…

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PLANT Community Garden

The development of the Tayport Community Garden started in 2015. On-site work began in early February 2016 to layout the site and since then, the garden has quickly taken shape thanks to a growing band of enthusiastic and multi-skilled volunteers. A fruiting hedge has been planted around the boundary fence with the hope that passers-by…

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