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by sarahb last modified 14/01/2020 11:24 AM

Volunteer Gardener

by sarahb last modified 14/01/2020 11:24 AM

Trinity's garden is a lush green open space used by the community. Photo Alastair Brooks

We are looking for someone passionate about community, nature and the environment to help maintain and cultivate our community garden space and grounds. Alongside regular regular classes and gardening sessions for a range of ages and groups the garden is also used for a range of activities and events, including our annual Garden Party and Festival of Light.

The volunteer Gardener will help out with:

  • digging, planting and weeding flower beds and borders

  • pruning shrubs, tree-bases and rose bushes

  • raising plants from seeds and cuttings

  • checking the health of plants by identifying any pests or diseases and controlling them

  • applying nutrients to plants and maintaining moisture levels

  • maintaining high levels of presentation of the garden and grounds

  • cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment

  • keeping garden and grounds clear of rubbish and debris

To be our gardener, you will have:

  • a keen interest in plants, nature and the community

  • a keen interest in organic growing, permaculture and forest gardening

  • an enjoyment of working outdoors

  • good practical skills

  • patience

  • the ability to use your own initiative

  • a good level of strength and fitness

  • creativity and an eye for detail

  • awareness of health and safety

If this sounds like your then download a volunteer application form and send it to Activities Coordinator Claire Goulding

We're what you make us so get involved! #MaketheSpace.

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