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Community gardens

Get advice on setting up your own community garden.

What is a community garden? 

Community gardens are unique, locally managed pieces of land developed in response to the needs of the communities in which they are based. 

Setting up a community garden

All you need to set up a community garden are:

  • a derelict or unused piece of land

  • some dedication, commitment and green fingers!

Further advice 

Our guide to community gardens provides general advice about starting, developing and running a community garden, as well as outlining some of the key issues involved.



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