Plant Swap monthly at the Maxwell Centre and lessons learnt!

NEXT SWAP ON 13th JULY! Inspired by Tayport’s PLANT initiative we thought we’d try the same idea in Dundee. We gathered all our surplus seedlings, seeds, cuttings, fruit canes and pots and set them out in a little stall in our community garden. Despite the rain and fog, about 50 people joined us to shareContinue reading “Plant Swap monthly at the Maxwell Centre and lessons learnt!”

Create a sensory garden at home

One of the families that received one of our community garden growing kits is setting up a sensorial garden for their son. We asked our Grow Dundee Facebook group for ideas or advice for them (Huge thank you to you all, too many to name!). Here are most of these ideas, laid out as aContinue reading “Create a sensory garden at home”

May growing kit success!

We have been overwhelmed after receiving 130 requests for one of our free growing kits in just 24 hours! See here some happy growers faces from our last spring kits! We are hoping to encourage local families to grow their own fruit and vegetable, to be more creative in their garden or windowsill and spendingContinue reading “May growing kit success!”

Tuesday harvest box

Harvest Tuesday boxes from our Maxwell Centre community garden ready to go!!!!😁🌈💚Mixed green leaves for soup (spinach, rocket, lettuce) with added onion and potato from Turriffs💚Lettuce for salad and spring onion and rocket flowers for dressing💚Coriander grown from seed in a pot💚Spinach, lettuce and onion greens in a pot!💚Fresh herbs (sage and thyme) And someContinue reading “Tuesday harvest box”

Free garden harvest for everyone!

👨‍🌾 HARVEST TUESDAY has arrived! 👩‍🌾 Fancy some vegetables, fruits and herbs grown in the garden? Perfect! We are making bags for you to take home. The bag contains salad mix leaves, rhubarb, leeks, herbs, edible flowers. (Let us know if you want to remove anything.) 🥬🌼Collection on Tuesdays🌼🥬 Contact us by message, at ndmaxinfo@gmail.com to orderContinue reading “Free garden harvest for everyone!”

Sam’s pickled beetroot

We tried Sam’s pickled beetroot at our volunteer’s annual get together and it was a hit! Calvin and Imogen, our young chefs, guided by Lisa, made us a delicious plate with this beetroot, goat cheese and mixed salad leaves from the garden. INGREDIENTS 6-8 raw beetroots 1/3 cup of vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cupContinue reading “Sam’s pickled beetroot”

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 setContinue reading “Growing projects in Dundee”