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Slades Farm Community Garden

The Slades Farm Community Garden is a community project initiated by Transition Bournemouth in 2012 to help create a sustainable wildlife friendly community garden, and carry out conservation activities, in the Slades Farm area, in Ensbury Park, north Bournemouth.

Everyone is welcome to get involved. Support is be available for those who need it, and there are usually gardening and/or conservation tasks to suit all ages. However, note that this is taking place on rough ground so there is currently no easy access for wheelchairs. If you think you will need assistance getting to the site or on site, please let us know.

We currently run regular work parties. The type of activities available vary with the seasons and the weather. Recent projects include - installing a toolshed and waterbutt, replacing the fence around the veg patch, developing a prairie garden, and making a wildlife pond. Regular winter activities include bramble bashing and pulling up unwanted saplings. Regular spring/summer activities include sowing/planting/weeding and generally nurturing fruit and vegetables, and of course, harvesting! We also organise occasional wildlife surveys and social get togethers.

 Address
C/o The Link
3-5 Palmerstone Road
Boscombe
Bournemouth
Dorset
Postcode
BH1 4HN
 Mobile
07415 814302
 E-mail
hello@transitionbournemouth.org.uk
 Website
https://transitionbournemouth.wordpress.com/
Directions
The Slades Farm Open Space is in between Ensbury Avenue, in Ensbury Park, and Talbot Woods. You can get a Yellow V2 to Colombia Road or a Yellow U something to the university. For cyclists there is some bicycle parking. For those who need to drive, there is a car park off Ensbury Avenue. The Community garden area is north of the velodrome, in between the new dog training area and the woods.
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
Times Available:
See website for details.
Availability:
All Year Round
Age:
From 18 years  to 99 years .
Costs:
This is a free activity.
Booking Information:
Booking is not required.

Are your staff DBS Approved?
Yes
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Yes
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Yes
Recognised As (Scheme):
Free Activity