Scotswood Natural Community Garden (Drift Project)

LAND Region: 
EnglandNorth East
LAND Project Type: 
LAND Centre

2 acre site demonstating food growing, especially exotic fruit, wildlife gardening, and sustainable lifestyles. Runs full design and other courses.

SNCG is a two-acre site which provides a great opportunity to engage with nature in a variety of habitats. They have wildflower meadows, several ponds, a small woodland, orchards and vegetable plots. The garden is managed by a varied team of volunteers, who work through the year to keep it looking beautiful. Over the years the garden has become a unique resource for local schools and community groups/ organisations.
SNCG host a wide range of workshops including; green woodworking and willow weaving. They also hold events throughout the year for the local community

Member Project known date: 
Friday, 13 January, 2012
Contact Name: 
Moira Slattery
Telephone number: 
0191 2004706
edge of a forest garden at Scotswood
The John Marley Centre, Whickham View Scotswood
Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 6TT
United Kingdom