👨🌾 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 email@example.com to orderContinue reading “Free garden harvest for everyone!”
Here are some pictures we have been sent from the families that received our spring growing kits, we are so glad you enjoyed these. More information here on what was in these spring growing kits from the Maxwell Centre and keep a look out on our Facebook page for a new kit in the nextContinue reading “Happy growers!”
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”
Is it not magic to look at the birds in your garden or in the park? To attract them, make this easy bird feeder using toilet paper roll
Its so exciting to start enjoying the company of croaking frogs having fun in the pond, red admiral and peacock butterflies enjoying the violets and pansies, drunk-like queen bumblebees looking for a nest or collecting pollen…We have spotted a few ladybirds scurrying around too. What have you been spotting in your garden or local park?Continue reading “Wakey wakey wildlife!”
At the Maxwell Centre we have set up this community group and page in Dundee to: 1. Connect you with other local growers and foragers to share information, expertise, ideas and seeds, seedlings and cuttings! Join our Grow Dundee Facebook group and check out where people are growing in Dundee and upcoming events. 2. Organise andContinue reading “Welcome to the Grow Dundee blog”
We have created a new growing kit for spring with 6 edible plants to grow and 6 craft activities. We’ll be delivering them this week. We have 75 for those who request them (first come first served). Some have gone to Action for children, social workers, many of the families that come to our GardeningContinue reading “Spring growing kits for local families”
This recipe is plant based with dark chocolate chips. Be wild and add anything else you like!
Sprouting is easy, funny to watch and yummy to eat, give it a go!
It is not because we have to stay at home that we can’t have fun! Find out how to make pot for your garden or windowsill using toilet paper roll! You will need : -Toilet paper roll -Seed/Cutting -Soil/compost -Pen -Scissors