A Place To Grow

A Place To Grow is a sustainable Community Garden with the purpose to support positive Health and Wellbeing. This is achieved by encouraging people to learn new things by producing and eating healthy food, being physically active, getting involved in the community and meeting new people in a friendly, informal and safe environment.

The site is aimed at anyone who wants to improve their Health and Wellbeing. You may have a long term health condition, recently bereaved, feeling isolated and lonely or wants to get more active.

To access the project the following criteria must be met:

  • Able to follow instructions
  • Able to use gardening tools safely
  • Respectful towards other site users
  • Able to communicate with other site users
  • Able to work without 1-2-1 supervision

What will the site provide?

Induction Programme

    • For new referrals (available 3 days per week).

Community Garden sessions

    • Existing users & those progressing from the induction programme (available 3 days per week).


    • For people who want to help out on site with tasks and support those using the site.

Dedicated sessions

    • For residents with more complex needs.

Opening Times






10:00 - 13:00




10:00 - 13:00


09:30 - 12:30

How to find us...

Forms attached below please download and email to leisure@blaby.gov.uk or print and send to Health and Leisure Services, Blaby District Council, Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicester, LE19 2EP


If you are interested in volunteering at APTG please download and complete the form and post it to the above address or email. Volunteers will have an informal interview and DBS check before they can start.