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The Whinnies Community Gardens

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About us: 

 

S.I.G.N (Social Inclusion Gardening Network), renamed The Whinnies Community Gardens,  is a project for people of all ages with mental and physical disabilities, providing leisure and gardening activities and the opportunity of meeting others who share an interest in gardening/leisure activities, but most of all, having fun!!

Greenhouses/sheds/tools/raised beds/potting shed/summerhouses/barbecues/tables and chairs are available free of charge.  Anyone wishing to visit will be warmly welcomed and volunteer support would be much appreciated. There are gardens to explore and sit and appreciate nature. We have wheelchair friendly greenhouses and planting boxes. We can give you mini-plots if you wish to grow vegetables or plants. A relaxing space to enjoy.

Please contact Sandra/Chris on 07922 833314, 07530 849329 or our Facebook page. Open to general public evert day 12.30 to 4.30pm weather permitting. Groups by arrangement. We will happily do team building days for firms.

Contact Person: 
Sandra/Chris
Telephone: 
07922 833314 or 07530 849329
Address: 
The Whinnies Community Gardens
Gateshead Road, Sunniside
Gateshead
NE16 5LG
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Regular Activities run by The Whinnies Community Gardens

The Whinnies Community Gardens

We have been doing improvements over the winter. Added a new seating area. Extended... Read more

  1. Wednesdays
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1.00pm to 4.00pm
Every week, 1st week of the month

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Latest news

Date posted: 10th June 2018

Our spring fair was a great success. We would like to thank the local businesses who donated prizes for our raffle.

Latest news

Date posted: 10th June 2018

Our spring fair was a great success. We would like to thank the local businesses who donated prizes for our raffle.

Latest developments

Date posted: 25th May 2018

We have worked hard over the winter and now have completed the cottage garden, extended the shady grotto, made a small Japanese based garden and cleared areas for our herb garden and butterfly gard

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Gardening

Garden volunteer

The Gardens need help with maintaining and development of the Gardens from raising plants to use or fundraise, weeding, laying paths, joinery, helping on open days, making posters, ornaments for Ga

Gardening

Garden volunteer

The Gardens need help with maintaining and development of the Gardens from raising plants to use or fundraise, weeding, laying paths, joinery, helping on open days, making posters, ornaments for Ga

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