Growing projects in Dundee

See our map for all community gardens like the Maxwell Centre’s one. Also orchards, allotments and growing spaces with links to their pages.

Camperdown Community Growing Space

A feasibility study for this space has been completed and now a community-led Campy Growers Association has been set up to continue working with the Council to set this up. If you want to be added to the mailing list for this group please email

Grow Observatory (not active)

GROW Observatory is a  Citizens’ Observatory that has empowered people and whole communities to take action on soils and climate across Europe. GROW has ground-truthed Sentinel-1 to improve the accuracy of predictions on extreme events, such as flood, drought and wildfire.

Dundee Urban Orchards

Dundee Urban Orchard – otherwise known as DUO – is a city-wide art and horticulture project supporting individuals, community groups and cultural organisations to plant and care for small-scale orchards across Dundee.

Council allotments and community gardens

Dundee Green Network

The network of green infrastructure in the city includes 59 parks covering 4000 acres (this includes cemeteries and allotments) and a 27 mile footpath/
cycleway circumnavigating internationally important sites on the inner reaches of the Tay Estuary and locally important green and blue spaces enjoyed
by both residents and visitors alike. Green infrastructure assets include Camperdown Country Park, Baxter Park, Broughty Ferry Local Nature Reserve, The
Miley, The Law, Riverside Nature Park, Dighty Green Corridor, Trottick Ponds and Templeton Woods and green connections such as the Dundee Green
Circular, Greenways, Core Paths and National Cycle Routes.

James Hutton Institute

The institute’s vision is to be at the forefront of innovative and transformative science for sustainable management of land, crop and natural resources that supports thriving communities.

Dundee and Angus College

Dundee and Angus College has one of the most developed and well-resourced teaching facilities for agriculture, estates and horticulture in Scotland with experienced staff who have worked in various areas of the sector. They offer a range of introductory, NC, NPA, SVQ and City and Guilds courses that are delivered across all three of their campuses.

Published by manuelagrows

Community garden mentor at the Maxwell Centre

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